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We are thrilled to share with you the new Catholic Rural Life website! The website has some new features including:…

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June 2021 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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3rd Sunday of Lent Reflection

Ex 20:1-17 or 20:1-3, 7-8, 12-17/1 Cor 1:22-25/Jn 2:13-25 Our Gospel passage today is full of significance for our Lenten…

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Spring Conference – CRL Salina

CRL-Salina is hosting their Spring conference on Saturday, March 13, 2021. This is a hybrid, in-person and online, event and…

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2020 Annual Report

Catholic Rural Life gratefully acknowledges all who have shared of theirresources to promote Catholic Life in rural America. 2020 Annual…

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


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