Virtual Novena to St. Isidore

For over 97 years, we have been serving rural communities and promoting Catholic life in rural America. Every year hundreds of people across the country join together for a very special Novena to St. Isidore, patron of farmers and Catholic Rural Life. We are again offering the novena virtually this year! Each day a Bishop will lead us through the novena, lifting up all the intentions of rural communities throughout our country.

Videos will be on our Facebook and posted here.

Schedule for the Virtual Novena

Friday, May 7 at 10:00 am Central/11:00 am Eastern
Day 1 – Bishop Brendan J. Cahill, Diocese of Victoria, Texas


Saturday, May 8 at 10:00 am Central/11:00 am Eastern
Day 2 – Bishop John T. Folda, Diocese of Fargo, North Dakota


Sunday, May 9 at 10:00 am Central/11:00 am Eastern
Day 3 – Bishop Robert D. Gruss, Diocese of Saginaw, Michigan


Monday, May 10 at 10:00 am Central/11:00 am Eastern
Day 4 – Bishop W. Shawn McKnight, Diocese of Jefferson City, Missouri


Tuesday, May 11 at 10:00 am Central/11:00 am Eastern
Day 5 – Archbishop Paul D. Etienne, Archdiocese of Seattle, Washington


Wednesday, May 12 at 10:00 am Central/11:00 am Eastern
Day 6 – Bishop Gerald L. Vincke, Diocese of Salina, Kansas


Thursday, May 13 at 10:00 am Central/11:00 am Eastern
Day 7 – Bishop Michael J. Sis, Diocese of San Angelo, Texas


Friday, May 14 at 10:00 am Central/11:00 am Eastern
Day 8 – Bishop Myron J. Cotta, Diocese of Stockton, California


Saturday, May 15 at 10:00 am Central/11:00 am Eastern
Day 9 & Mass for the Feast of St. Isidore – Bishop Brendan J. Cahill, Diocese of Victoria, Texas

Get Involved:

Pray the Spanish version.
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Submit your prayer request(s).
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Pray the daily novena. If you are a CRL member, the novena pdf is also available in your member portal.
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Support CRL with a gift in honor of our patron, St. Isidore.
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Who is St. Isidore and why he is the patron saint of farmers and Catholic Rural Life?
Read his story here.

Interested in a St. Isidore prayer card?
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Join the CRL Member Community and access member-only recourses.
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Are you wondering, “what is a novena?”
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