The New Federal Budget: Impacts on American Agriculture

After months of negotiations, the House and Senate have finally reached a two-year budget deal to keep the government running….

February 20, 2018

5 Ways to Implement Prayer in Your Busy Life

Every Wednesday during Lent, we will be bringing you some practical steps to live your faith more fully during Lent,…

February 19, 2018

Ash Wednesday

Today we recognize the beginning of the Lenten season together with the entire Church throughout the world. The Church reminds…

February 12, 2018

A Common Good Farm Bill

Protecting the Integrity of People, Communities & the Land in U.S. Farm Policy Farmers and rural communities are in a…

February 12, 2018

Septuagesima and the Berger Family Tradition 

At one time it was customary to announce the date of Easter on the feast of Epiphany.  “As we have…

February 6, 2018

Progress on the 2018 Farm Bill

For people of faith, farming holds an elevated vocation in a nation’s economy, precisely because food production is necessary for…

January 30, 2018

Agriculturist Turned Pastoral Scholar Part IV

Where is the middle in agriculture that I desire? Is there a place where participants in a dilemma actually listen…

January 24, 2018

Checking Expectations Part III

  Expectations urge us forward or hold us back; they hold weight or perhaps place it heavier on our shoulders…

January 17, 2018

Checking Expectations: Part II

Let’s continue our conversation on expectations. Remember Part 1? #SpaghettiSquash vs. #SteakAndStout? We explored what could happen when we change…

January 10, 2018

Checking Expectations: Part I

Our contentment and creativity is centered around—either perceived or unconscious—expectations. Jeff, my husband, is fine with spaghetti squash for dinner…

December 20, 2017