Down to Earth with Curt Arens, part II

How has the late and Great John Paul II impacted your personal story? Our team knows for a fact that we could dedicate an entire website just to people who have been changed for the better because of the life of Karol Wojtyla. story from , , is one of those stories, he talks about the impact right at the beginning before diving into life as a Catholic farmer.

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What an incredible witness to hope and faith from Mr. Arens, a Catholic man who sheds light on trusting in God’s plan; even when losing your best crop in years to a 5-minute hail storm. Very quickly one may be humbled as a farmer. Working the land has made a profound impact on this man and his . Even as a kid, Curt’s father would lead his through a rosary on the front porch of their house for protection of their crops. Faith very quickly becomes a part of one’s life, in fact it is your life as a farmer in Curt’s opinion.


In this second part to Curt’s story, we also dive into the Seven Sacraments, and more specifically the . Sister Veronica instilled in Curt as a boy an appreciation to how farmers can have a special connection to the ; since it is farmers who till the land that creates the wheat which is the host for Jesus’ own flesh at the moment of consecration.

We, the ‘Mystical Body’ on the ‘digital continent’, are not done with Curt Arens story. He will be back next week with the finale to his story as he discusses the book he wrote, ‘Down to Earth.’ You can learn more about Curt, his faith, family, and book, by clicking on the logo just above. Consider supporting this incredible man of faith by purchasing his book for your family or a friend. Thanks for your patience today in the publishing of today’s story, new story every day!

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Readings for 9th January 2012
First: Isaiah 42:1-4, 6-7
Responsorial: Psalm 29:1-2, 3-4, 3, 9-10
Gospel: Mark 1:7-11
The Feast of the Baptism of the Lord

Rosary: Joyful Mysteries
1. Annunciation
2. Visitation
3. Nativity
4. Presentation to the Temple
5. Finding in the Temple

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