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For 100 years, Catholic Rural Life has promoted Catholicism throughout rural areas of the U.S. While the ministry is based in Minnesota, there are religious order men and women supporting this integral mission in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Sister Christine Pratt, with the Ursulines of Brown County, has been a …

The Farm Mass is September 23, at 7:00 pm. Archbishop Dennis Schnurr will be celebrating the Farm Mass at the rural home (5517 Franklin Rd.) of Tim and Lori Leibreich, parishioners of St. Mary Parish, Hillsboro. This mass is a prayer support for farmers, gardeners, rural folks and rural businesses. …

CNA Staff, May 5, 2020 / 11:34 am MT (CNA).- A national novena to St Isidore the Farmer will be livestreamed by Catholic Rural Life this month, beginning May 7 and concluding with a Mass on May 15, the feast of St. Isidore. For nearly a century, Catholic Rural Life …

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 …

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Catholic Rural Life of St. Marys and Sidney Deaneries honored Catholic families who have farmed and nurtured the same land for 100 years or more. Recipients of these awards were honored at the 2019 Rural-Urban Mass on July 18. Bishop Joseph Binzer celebrated Mass. This year …

Donations toward the recovery effort can be made at: Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley at https://cssmv.org/donate-now/ St. Vincent de Paul Dayton at https://stvincentdayton.org/how-to-donate/ Our Home Family Resource Center at https://www.ourhomefrc.com/donate/

On May 18, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati will celebrate the historic ordination of nine men to the priesthood! Deacons Alex Biroymumeisho, Mark Bredestege, Zachary Cecil, Christian Cone-Lombarte, Ambrose Dobroszi, Andrew Hess, Elias Mwesigye, Jeffrey Stegbauer, and Jedidiah Tritle have spent many years studying, discerning, and serving in preparation for this …

Every five years, Congress reauthorizes a largely unnoticed piece of legislation dubbed the Farm Bill. But this important law sets federal budget levels for nutrition programs ranging from SNAP – commonly called Food Stamps – and food pantries, many of them operated by parishes. Additionally, this wide-ranging bill sets agricultural …

Receiving the 2017 Century Farm Awards (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Thomas Jefferson was quoted as saying “Agriculture is our wisest pursuit, because it will in the end contribute most to real wealth, good morals, and happiness.” Every summer, Catholic Rural Life of the St. Marys and Sidney Deaneries hold the Rural-Urban Mass with Catholic Century Farm Recognitions. Usually the Mass …

Every gift counts in One Faith, One Hope, One Love, even if some benefactors might fear their participation doesn’t amount to a hill of beans. But a hill of beans, as it happens, is exactly what a generous farm couple in Shelby County contributed to the archdiocese’s historic capital campaign. …