Is Catholic Homeschooling Right for Your Child?

[Editor’s note: This is Part I of a two-part guest blog series.] Many Catholic parents have discovered the joy of…

January 1, 2019

God Works in Mysterious Ways

Before I tell this story, remember that once there was a time when everyone was not deeply attentive to personal…

December 18, 2018

The Winners of the Archbishop Edwin V. O’Hara Award

We are happy to congratulate the Religious Sisters of Mercy in Jackson, Minnesota as the 2018 recipients of Catholic Rural…

December 18, 2018

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