Finding and Creating Community

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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Part II: Agricultural Life of Carmelite Nuns

[Editor’s note: This is Part II of a two-part story on the Carmelite Nuns project in rural Fairfield, PA. Read…

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Agricultural Life of Carmelite Nuns

[Editor’s note: This is Part I of a two-part story on the Carmelite Nuns project in rural Fairfield, PA.] Bill…

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Assumption Fruit Punch Recipe

Editors note: The following is an expert from “Cooking for Christ: Your Kitchen Prayerbook” for the Solemnity of the Assumption…

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Legacy Mass Invitation

The Board of Directors of Catholic Rural Life gathers twice each year and together the CRL Board and staff celebrate…

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Encouraging Vocations in Rural Families

When I spoke to friends and family about addressing this topic, so many of them said, “Really? Aren’t vocations-related challenges…

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First Local CRL Chapter in Texas!

Welcome to the newest Catholic Rural Life Chapter, CRL Victoria! This new chapter is the first in Texas and officially…

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