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Rural Life Ministry

Welcome! Here, you will find details on the following Rural Life programs for the Diocese of Green Bay. 

Contacts for Rural Life Programming

Peter Weiss | Living Justice Advocate/Program Manager

Phone: (920) 272-8321
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Catholic Charities
Bona Hall, P.O. Box 23825, 1825 Riverside Drive, Green Bay, WI 54305 

 


 Rural Life Essay & Drawing Contest

For students in Grades 1-8, create a picture or write an essay (200 words or less) on the topic:

"What are some of the 'fruits' of God's creation in rural life?"

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.

Categories:

  • Grades 1-2
  • Grades 3-4
  • Grades 5-6
  • Grades 7-8

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. 14, 2022.

Send all entries to:
Peter Weiss
Catholic Charities & Living Justice Mission Team
1825 Riverside Dr.
P.O. Box 23825
Green Bay, WI 54305-3825
You can also email entries to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Rural Life Day 2022rurallife2021

Thursday, April 7, 2022 | Mass with Bishop Ricken | 10 a.m.

    + The Blessing of Soil, Seeds, Animals, and Machinery +

St. Thomas the Apostle Parish

8100 Brunner Rd.
Newton, WI 53063
(715) 258-2088

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 Rural Life Scholarship

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 interested in serving the agricultural community in their chosen profession. 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 within the Diocese of Green Bay
  •  Exhibit leadership qualities
  •  Receive recommendation from your pastor, pastoral leader, or religious education coordinator
  • Preference will be given to high school seniors

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must submit both the application and the Pastoral Recommendation Form (both can be found below as fillable PDFs).  The application deadline is April 1, 2022.  If you have questions, please contact Peter Weiss (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; 920-272-8321).

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