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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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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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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