The CRL Magazine

Forward to the Land: Rural Life Movement Among the Young (Fall 2021)

Fall is my favorite time of year. I love the cooler weather, the beautiful colors of the leaves, hot and…

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Rural Religious: Gift to the Universal Church (Summer 2021)

By now the summer is drawing to a close and the harvest is once again at hand. Hopefully the drought…

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Eating is a Moral Act: Intentional Growing, Intentional Buying (Winter 2021)

In this issue we learn about what ethical eating does (and does not!) entail. We hear from professors who pose…

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Seeds of Faith in the Midst of Challenges: COVID, Riots, Fires & Storms (Fall 2020)

This year has turned out very differently from what we expected when the “ball dropped” last January. We have endured…

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Hope in the Resurrection: Stories of Faith, Community, and Mercy (Spring 2020)

In these uncertain times of pandemic and social distancing we face isolation and physical, emotional and economic strife. What is…

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The Road to Rural: Following the Call to Rural Vocations (Winter 2020)

We at Catholic Rural Life believe that living, working and farming in rural America is a particular vocation: a special…

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The New Hope: Inspiring Stories from Young Agrarians (Fall 2019)

We often hear stories about the large numbers of rural youth who are leaving their families, towns and farms to…

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Weathering the Weather: Stories About Faith, Hope and Community (Summer 2019)

As farmers and other rural dwellers depend upon the land, natural disasters have a devastating and life-altering effect. In this…

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Our Farms to Our Tables: Rural People Define “Farm-to-Table” (Spring 2019)

There are many ways to define “farm-to-table.” In this issue, we look at how rural people define this expression: it…

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The Future of Family Farms: Stories of Family, Faith and Farming (Winter 2019)

In this issue of CRL Magazine, we ask the question, “What is the future of the family farm?” There are…

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Celebrating 95 Years: Community, Membership, Life and Faith (Fall 2018)

In this issue, we celebrate 95 years of CRL’s work and mission. We wanted to get to the heart of…

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Rural Inspirations: Reclaiming Beauty, Culture and Tradition (Summer 2018)

In this issue, we are interested in the beauty of rural life and how that inspires rural artists. We look…

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