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We are very grateful for the support of each member of the Catholic Rural Life membership community! Read below why…

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June 2022 Thriving in Rural Ministry Retreat

Thriving in Rural Ministry is a retreat experience and follow-up for Catholic priests who serve in a rural setting. It is…

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Diocese of Saginaw Rural Life Celebration

Save the date for the Rural Life Celebration!

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Virtual Novena to St. Isidore

For over 98 years, we have been serving rural communities and promoting Catholic life in rural America. Every year hundreds…

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Diocese of St. Cloud Rural Life Mass and Century Farm Awards

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Thriving in Rural Ministry is a retreat experience and follow-up for priests who serve in a rural setting.


Thriving in Rural Ministry

A CRL Chapter seeks to foster and celebrate rural Catholic culture in their local area.


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