January 30, 2020

Lent is coming. Here’s your CRS Rice Bowl update!

Lent begins with Ash Wednesday on February 26—less than a month away. We can’t wait to journey together and with the thousands of faith communities around the U.S. in this season of prayer, fasting and almsgiving. 

This Lent, CRS Rice Bowl invites families and faith communities to meet three young women, Maria Ana from Honduras, Trinh from Vietnam, and Yvone from Kenya. Each week in Lent, we’ll learn something new about these young people—their opportunities for education, home and family life and their dreams for the future. Following Jesus’ example of feeding the multitude with a few loaves and fishes, Catholics in the U.S. can help feed millions of people around the world through CRS Rice Bowl this Lent.

For you, our CRS Diocesan Directors, we wanted to highlight a few resources and tools: