The Desert Reminds Us of the Importance of Rural Life

This week we, the CRL staff, are at a retreat center in Tucson, Arizona for our second Thriving in Rural…

Blog

Slovak Rožcky for the Feasts of St. Cyril & St. Methodius

These cookies are perfect for celebrating the Feasts of St. Cyril and St. Methodius on February 14, brothers and missionaries…

Blog

St. Brigid – Patron Saint of Dairy Farmers

On February 1, we celebrate the Feast of St. Brigid of Kildare. St. Brigid is not only one of the…

Blog

The Value of Community: Learning for the Greater Good

[Editor’s Note: The following article is from the Catholic Rural Life Magazine, Fall 2019 issue. To read the full pdf…

Blog

The Meaning of Advent (Part 2)

[Editor’s Note: This is Part 2 of a two part blog story. Click here to read Part 1.] Vivian came…

Blog

The Meaning of Advent (Part 1)

[Editor’s Note: This is Part 1 of a two part blog story. Read Part 2 here.] The seasons of our…

Blog

An Ecological Conversion in Our Own Backyards

Saint John Paul II has stated that we, as a people, are in need of an “ecological conversion.” During his…

Blog

Gaufres – St. Michael’s Waffles

In CRL’s Cooking for Christ cookbook, Florence Berger shares about traditions from the early Christians as well as across Europe…

Blog

Dream of Wild Health Farm Visit

On August 16, I visited the Dream of Wild Health Farm in Hugo, MN with the CSJ Native American Awareness…

Blog

Street Corner Catholic

[Editor’s Note: This is part 1 of a two part blog series. To read part 2, click here.] I am…

Blog