For over 40 years, CRS Rice Bowl has served Catholic families, parishes and schools with a rich array of resources — stories, prayers, recipes, videos, a daily calendar and now an app, to deepen their observance of Lent.
As we prepare for the Lenten season, Catholic Relief Services reminds us that we are called to encounter one another—to look for Christ in our neighbors all around us, and to go with peace into the world each day.
Meet Sean Callahan, new president and CEO of Catholic Relief Services.
For those who don’t think they have time to make an Advent retreat, Catholic Relief Services packs a powerful spiritual experience in a 10-minute online retreat. Barb Szyszkiewicz shares her impressions of “Holy Family, Refugee Family.”
As much as we are making way for God to come into the world, we are, too, making way for God to come into our hearts. Join Catholic Relief Services in this Advent season in praying the prayers, engaging more deeply and more globally in this holy season.
Over 2 million people in Haiti, about the population of Houston, TX were affected by Hurricane Matthew. Hundreds of people died and 1.4 million men, women and children are in need of emergency assistance. Catholic Relief Services and local church partners are playing a critical role to address the needs of the community.
In Guatemala, El Niño is creating dire need among farmers in an area called the Dry Corridor. Much of CRS’ work related to El Niño and climate related challenges is to help address and adapt to conditions by providing drought resistant crop seeds and preserving water.
Hundreds of experts from the relief and development and technology worlds are gathering in Nairobi, Kenya on May 16-19 to focus on the latest ways to harness cutting-edge information technology to help the world’s poor at the eighth annual Information and Communications Technologies for Development (ICT4D) conference.
When Pope Francis visited Mexico this week, he drew the world’s attention to the plight of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers like Pablo who stream toward the United States from Central America in search of protection from violence by gangs and organized criminal networks.