By John Stegeman For farmers and members of the Catholic Rural Life team, Gerald and Lori Vian, the torrential rains that have blanketed southwestern Ohio aren’t the full extent their problems. While the rains have their corn and bean crops behind schedule, the Vians are also working to rebuild their
In light of the recent flooding and poor farming conditions, we will be holding a special prayer service to venerate the relics of St. Isidore (Patron Saint of Farmers) and St. Gregory Thaumaturgus (Miracle Worker and Patron Saint of Flooding). So many businesses, homes and farms have been affected. We
Come learn about the 2018 U.S. Farm Bill, a major piece of legislation that affects farming, nutrition and anti-hunger efforts, including SNAP and food banks, as well as forestry, conservation and rural programs. Tuesday, July 24, 2018 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm Archdiocese – Sidney Office 119 E. Water St,
A produce stand for the benefit of the poor is being operated by the Catholic parishes of St. Nicholas, Osgood and St. Louis, North Star, Ohio. Located on the corner of St. Rt. 705 and U.S. Route 127, North Star, Ohio, St. Maria’s Community Farm welcomes gardeners to donate fruits
By Megan Walsh The Catholic Telegraph Missionaries of the Precious Blood Brother Nick Renner has received the 2013 Edwin Vincent O’Hara award for his dedication and passion toward rural conservation. Born and raised near Delphos, Ohio, 15 miles outside of Lima, Brother Nick has always known rural farming life. He
Press Release A young farm family outside Versailles welcomed Archbishop Dennis Schnurr of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, as well as Catholics from the St. Marys and Sidney Deaneries to this year’s Rural-Urban Mass, which took place Thursday, June 20.