Easter Sweet Bread

“One evening, Monsignor Hellriegel was describing the finding of the “Alleluia” egg in his family. The story was becoming more…

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Our Yard Farm

I fancy myself a country boy – from a small Arizona town where I grew up surrounded by (very small…

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The New Farm Bill

On December 20, 2018, President Trump signed into law the 2018 Agriculture Improvement Act, commonly referred to as the farm…

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Relationship Between Faith and Food

[Editors Note: The following article was originally published by Iowa State Daily and shared with their permission. It can also…

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A Farmer’s Nature

Life on a rural farm is a natural place to experience and nurture a vibrant Catholic culture. This culture begins…

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Who Are Your Prophets?

What is a prophet? Society has changed and updated the understanding of a prophet over time. A modern definition from…

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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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God Works in Mysterious Ways

Before I tell this story, remember that once there was a time when everyone was not deeply attentive to personal…

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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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