Virtual Novena to St. Isidore

For over 97 years, we have been serving rural communities and promoting Catholic life in rural America. Every year hundreds…

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New Look!

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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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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Ethical Food and Agriculture

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Feast of St. Isidore the Farmer

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Earth Day 2021

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