New Joint Letter to Congress

Read the letter that Catholic Rural Life, along with the USCCB, Catholic Charities USA, Catholic Relief Services and the Society…

December 13, 2018

It Isn’t Christmas Without Love

My Dad and his sisters began their lives on a very prosperous dairy farm in central Wisconsin. When Dad would…

December 4, 2018

Rural Culture and the Church – Interview

The following is an excerpt from an interview by Matthew Maloney from Know the Faith podcast and Max Becher, a CRL…

November 6, 2018

Finding and Creating Community

My mother passed away in March of this year. She was almost 92 and had lived a full life. I…

November 5, 2018

Prayers for All Saints and All Souls

The following prayers are from the Rural Life Prayer Book. For more prayers for more Fall prayers, see our seasonal…

October 16, 2018

“Soul” Doughnuts Recipe

Hallowmas consists of three days, each dedicated to praying for the dead. The first day is All Hallows Eve, which…

October 16, 2018

Expired Farm Bill – Impacts and Advocacy

On October 1, 2018 the current 2014 Farm Bill expired after passing the September 30, 2018 deadline with no new…

October 15, 2018

Sts. Isidore and Maria Relics – Thank You!

The intercession of Sts. Isidore and Maria is no small blessing! Many have prayed and experienced real help through their…

October 2, 2018

Everyone Can Participate in Stewardship

[Editors Note: The following excerpt has been adapted from the Fall 2011 edition of the “Catholic Rural Life” magazine.] Not everyone…

September 19, 2018

Farm Bill Update

Over the summer we have worked with our partners—the USCCB, Catholic Charities, Catholic Relief Services, and St. Vincent De Paul—to…

September 19, 2018