Street Corner Catholic – Part 2

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

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Street Corner Catholic

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

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The $800 Disk

In the spring of 1993 I was looking for a good field disk and gave Auctioneer Glen of Springfield a…

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The Meaning of “Farm to Table” with Ron

[Editor’s Note: An excerpt of the following appears in CRL’s Spring 2019 Magazine, Our Farms to Our Tables. CRL interviewed…

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The Meaning of “Farm to Table” with Tom

[Editor’s Note: An excerpt of the following appears in CRL’s Spring 2019 Magazine, Our Farms to Our Tables. CRL interviewed…

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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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A Prayer for Easter

The following prayer is from the CRL Rural Life Prayer Book, originally published in 1956. You can purchase a copy…

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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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Support for Disaster Flood Assistance

Record floods last month in Iowa, Nebraska, and Missouri have caused severe damage to croplands, ranches, and communities. There are…

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“The New Evangelization and Celebration of Rogation and Ember Days”

In November 2018, Catholic Rural Life (CRL) celebrated its 95th anniversary. CRL, originally called the National Catholic Rural Life Conference…

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