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Cooking for Christ Cookbook

The new edition of the classic CRL cookbook is now available! The new edition (180 pages) preserves all the original stories and recipes, and includes new stories and submissions from CRL friends and members across the country. Faithful to the liturgical year, this cookbook celebrates food, family and faith.    Bulk discounts…

The Joyful Mystery: Field Notes Toward a Green Thomism

The Joyful Mystery:  Field Notes Toward a Green Thomism, written by Dr. Christopher Thompson, CRL board member and professor at the Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity, seeks to revive the Church's practice of integral ecology and encourages a deeper awareness of the presence of God. Dr. Thompson draws from the…

Rural Life Prayer Book

This small hand-held prayer book was first published by CRL in 1956. It includes classic prayers of the Church, but also blessings and prayers unique to the rural family.

The Vocation of the Agricultural Leader: Integrating Faith with Agriculture and the Environment

Inspired by documents such as the Vocation of the Business Leader, the process of producing this reflection began with the understanding that farming is a unique and privileged way of life, deserving of its own theological foundation. Through the collective work of farmers, policy makers, food corporation executives and theologians, this document infuses…

Rural Life Celebration Guide

The purpose of a Rural Life Celebration is to affirm, edify, bless and celebrate those in rural communities. The handbook offers practical ideas and information. You are encouraged to develop a rural life celebration in the manner that best suits your situation. This resource was written with the intention that it…

Farming, Faith and Family Life

In this booklet, Stephen Wood has provided a well-tested primer of the "who, what, where, when, why, and hows" of sticking one's toe into the water of small farming. He begins with theory as well as theology, and particularly, with the complementary commingling of homeschooling and rural life. He then ends…

Isidore and Maria Prayer Cards

The front of the card is the 4-color catalan retablo of the saints. The back is the story of Isidore and Maria: A story often told about St. Isidore (feast day May 15) was his practice of often coming late to work in the fields because he would first attend Mass…

Isidore and Maria Print

These beautiful 5" x 7" prints are the 4-color catalan retablo of the saints and suitable for framing.

Food Security and Economic Justice: A Faith-Based Study Guide on Poverty and Hunger

This study guide is a reflection on hunger and poverty, and a call to action and justice. It begins with an observation of the world as we know it: A world with resources and knowledge to produce ample food for all, and yet many people have little to eat and…

LEADER’S GUIDE for Food Security and Economic Justice: A Faith-Based Study Guide on Poverty and Hunger

This Leader's Guide will help group facilitators lead groups through the Food Security and Economic Justice study guide. It includes extra resources, tips and helpful hints to aid groups in examining Economic Justice and Food Security through the lens of our Catholic faith. Suggested setting is either at least one…