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For Lent For Life 2020-Week #5

Even as we practice social distancing due to COVID-19, we are still able to strengthen our domestic church in solidarity and stay connected with our brothers and sisters around the world through the traditional Lenten practices of prayer, fasting and…

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For Lent For Life 2020-Week #4

The impact of coronavirus is a challenging reminder of our need to encounter God and Witness to Jesus through Global Solidarity. Catholic Relief Services-CRS Rice Bowl provides the opportunity to do this in our Lenten prayer, sacrifice and acts of…

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For Lent For Life 2020-Week #3

LENTEN PRAYER TO SHARE For Yvone and her family, whom we meet through CRS Rice Bowl, and all families who struggle to provide for their children, that they are able to offer a healthy lifestyle for those they care for.…

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For Lent For Life 2020-Week #2

LENTEN PRAYER TO SHARE May we follow Jesus' example in the feeding of the 5,000 and gather all around the table to share in the bounty of the Lord. We pray to the Lord … May we never forget that…

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For Lent For Life 2020-Week #1

LENTEN PRAYER TO SHARE O God, your creation nourishes us, and we are called to care for it. When we don't our global family suffers. This Lent, teach us to share what we have so that like the day Jesus…

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FOR LENT FOR LIFE 2020

BRING LENT TO LIFE! Through CRS Rice Bowl, we journey with members of our human family around the world, and commit our Lenten prayers, fasting and almsgiving to deepening our faith and serving those in need. This year, our 2020…

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Encounter Lent 2019-Week #5

Photo by Mohamed Reefi for Catholic Relief Services Despite earning a teaching degree, Ona struggled to find work in Gaza. She was not able to apply to jobs elsewhere because she is not allowed to leave Gaza. Through a CRS…

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Encounter Lent 2019-Week #4

Photo by Laura Elizabeth Pohl for Catholic Relief Services Kumba B. Kamara (right), 12, eats lunch in her classroom at DEC Sinkunia Primary School in Sinkunia, Koinadugu, Sierra Leone. Kumba attends a local CRS-sponsored school, where her favorite subject is…

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Encounter Lent 2019-Week #3

Call to Family, Community and Participation Catholic social teaching inspires and guides how we are to live and work in the world. In this principle, Call to Family, Community and Participation, we remember that human beings are social by nature-we…

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Encounter Lent 2019-Week #2

Option for the Poor and Vulnerable Catholic social teaching inspires and guides how we are to live and work in the world. In this principle, Option for the Poor and Vulnerable, Jesus tells us to give special care to those…

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