Third Sunday of Advent Reflection

Readings: Isaiah 61:1-2a, 10-11 / 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 / John 1:6-8, 19-28 In the gospel today, John is in the…

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Supporting Farmers This Holiday Season

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, many of us are finalizing our holiday plans. For many, the holiday season this…

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Together We Can Make A Difference (Part 2)

[Editor’s Note: This is Part 2 of a two part blog story. Read Part 1 here.] After meeting with countless…

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Together We Can Make A Difference (Part 1)

[Editor’s Note: This is Part 1 of a two part blog story. Read Part 2 here.] “I’m part of the…

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A Prayer After the Storm

Deacon Dan Freeman of the Diocese of Davenport, Iowa wrote this prayer in response to the devastating storm that affected…

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Understanding Farm Stress

As I was reflecting on how the world has changed in the last few months, and the new stresses we…

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Stewardship: A Way of Life

[Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on Dr. Cuddeback’s blog “LifeCraft”.] “To husband is to use with care, to keep,…

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Letter to Senate Committee on Appropriations

Catholic Rural Life joins the USCCB, Catholic Relief Services, and Catholic Charities USA in a letter to Senate Committee on…

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What is a Novena?

Novena comes from the Latin word “novem”, meaning nine. A novena is a nine-day period of prayer, private or public,…

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CARES Act Tax Incentive

Many have heard of the CARES (Corona Aid, Relief and Economic Security) Act, a stimulus program passed in light of…

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