As we anticipate tomorrow’s launch of the papal encyclical Laudato Si, Lisa Hendey of CatholicMom.com was thrilled to learn that CRS President and Catholic mother Dr. Carolyn Woo will be involved in the Vatican’s official release event. WE highly recommend Carolyn’s beautiful new book Working for a Better World and encourage you to visit CRS’s terrific resource page on Laudato Si for prayer and teaching resources to make this encyclical a part of your Domestic Church in a way that will inspire and involve even young children.
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We all know that clean drinking water is a basic necessity of life. But worldwide, over a billion people lack access to it. Lisa Hendey shares her thoughts in this video blog on the connection between the drought and our faith.
As in the case of so many natural disasters, the Catholic Church was there first because the Catholic Church was there before disaster hit. Edward Hoyt details the response from Catholic Relief Services and shows how you can help.
Lisa Hendey shares about Catholic Relief Services’ emergency efforts to aid families suffering in the wake of the earthquake in Nepal. Learn about specific ways to offer aid and what your dollars purchase to help families.
In case you missed it, I wanted to share this very fun video of the recent “Hangout” hosted by Catholic Relief Services and CRS Rice Bowl. The event featured four of your CatholicMom.com friends: Lisa Schmidt, Jared Dees, Sarah Reinhard and Lisa Hendey.
Watch Matt Swaim, host of Son Rise Morning Radio Show in the village of Nahimba, Tanzania where he learns how to cook Ugali with beans and pumpkin leaves over an open fire from a lovely woman named Mwamvita. This recipe is a feature of CRS Rice Bowl 2015.