A Mid-Winter’s Reflection

[Editor’s Note: On January 24, 2019 the Wethersfield Institute is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the death of its benefactor,…

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The Signed 2018 Farm Bill

President Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill last month. Like many bills that go through conference committees, there were several…

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Is Catholic Homeschooling Right for Your Child? Part II

[Editor’s note: This is Part II of a two-part guest blog series on why Catholic homeschooling may be right for…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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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…

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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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