Welcome! Here, you will find details on the following Rural Life programs for the Diocese of Green Bay.
pdf View our Rural Life insert from The Compass News. (1.92 MB)
Contacts for Rural Life Programming
Peter Weiss | Living Justice Advocate/Program Manager
Phone: (920) 272-8321
Bona Hall, P.O. Box 23825, 1825 Riverside Drive, Green Bay, WI 54305
For students in Grades 1-8, create a picture or write an essay (200 words or less) on the topic:
“How do farmers and rural communities support their neighbors during a pandemic?”
Include your name, address, grade and school/parish on the back of your 8.5 x 11 in. drawing or essay. One entry per person.
Grades 1-3 Grades 4-5 Grades 6-8
Winners receive a Culver’s Gift Card and their entries will be published in the Rural Life Issue of The Compass.
Please submit your drawing or essay by Feb. 12, 2021.
Send all entries to:
Catholic Charities & Living Justice Mission Team
1825 Riverside Dr.
P.O. Box 23825
Green Bay, WI 54305-3825
Media download: pdf Rural Life Contest Flyer 2021 (1.06 MB)
Saturday, April 10, 2021 | Mass with Bishop Ricken
+ The Blessing of Soil, Seeds, Animals, and Machinery +
St. Mary Magdalene Parish
N2845 Shadow Road
Waupaca, WI 54981
The Rural Life Scholarship is a scholarship worth $500 sponsored by the Rural Life Committee of the Diocese of Green Bay. The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial aid for an aspiring student going into the agricultural field. To qualify for this scholarship, the applicant must meet the following criteria.
- Pursuing post-secondary education that results in serving the agricultural community in their chosen profession
- Be an Active Member in Their Parish Community
- Exhibit Leadership Qualities
- Receive Recommendation from Pastor, Pastoral Leader, or Religious Education Coordinator