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How does the 'Local Ranch of the Future' support Catholic education?

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In the American west, the two are still connected.

What does ranching have to do with Catholic education? A lot, actually! Montana Ranch and Cattle provides vital financial support to Catholic Online School. With every bite, you are supporting free Catholic education. But how does that work? 

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The Catholic Church and its faithful have always owned and operated businesses to support its work. The rules of modern accounting were devised by medieval Catholic monks. Surely, you've heard of monks making beer and wine, and nuns making candy. Others make caskets, roast coffee, print books, and more. In the American west, especially in California, the Church and its faithful laity have operated ranches, growing cattle for meat, tallow, candles, and leather. Montana Ranch and Cattle is one such mission.


At their height, the California Missions operated a herd of beef cattle estimated at 400,000 head! Today, California is the fifth-largest cattle producer in the United States, with more than 650,000 raised for beef each year. There are 13,694 ranches in the state, producing more than $3 billion in revenues annually. One of those ranches is Montana Ranch and Cattle Company's California division. But unlike most, they are dedicated to sustainability, and have a Catholic mission. 

Missions in California, with their green, wide open pastures, have a long legacy of ranching to support their work.

Missions in California, with their green, wide open pastures, have a long legacy of ranching to support their work.

Montana Ranch and Cattle provides vital financial support to Catholic Online School. And Catholic Online School, is on a mission to provide a free, world-class Catholic education for anyone, anywhere. That mission continues to flourish with one million enrollments. 

Catholic Online School and its curriculum are grounded firmly in the magisterium of the Catholic Church. Every lesson is either written by our staff of clergy or fully edited by them. That ensures the content is in perfect alignment with the Catechism of the Catholic Church. 

Many parishes around the globe are sending catechumens and others to Catholic Online School as a supplement to their faith formation and development. They rely on the school's free, faithful content to educate Catholics, both new and old. 

Catholic Online School will never charge tuition! Nor will it "paywall" the Gospel. Jesus did not charge for teaching, and neither will Catholic Online School. 

But that means the school has only two means of funding. First, through generous donations, and second, through Montana Ranch and Cattle Company. 

Montana Ranch and Cattle gives 100% of its profits to support Catholic education. That's right, one hundred percent! Montana Ranch and Cattle's support is the reason why Catholic Online School can provide a free, world-class Catholic education to anyone, anywhere. 

Now is your chance to help this mission while serving your family delicious, grass fed beef that's ethically and sustainably raised.  . By placing an order with Montana Ranch and Cattle, you support free, world-class Catholic education for anyone, anywhere, with every bite. 

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Best of all, you get juicy, plump, mouth-watering beef that melts in your mouth to create a memorable dining experience for everyone. It looks great, tastes amazing, and supports a vital Catholic mission. 

Get your beef from MontanaRanchandCattle.com and start making a difference today! 

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