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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A Prayer for Our Nation and the World

Last week I was traveling in California meeting with several CRL members throughout the San Joaquin Valley. I also visited…

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Faithfulness in the Midst of Great Trials

One of my Lenten practices is to dedicate time to read stories of women and men of great faith from…

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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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Lenten Recipe – Hot Cross Buns

[The following recipe is from the “Cooking for Christ” cookbook. You can purchase a copy of the cookbook here.] A…

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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 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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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…

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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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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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