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.
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.
As we conclude the season of Lent, Lisa Hendey reflects upon lessons she has learned through her participation in the CRS Rice Bowl program.
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.
Lent begins on February 18, and Catholic Relief Services has updated their Rice Bowl app to once again bring prayer, fasting, and almsgiving to life. Allison Gingras shares how she plans to engage her teenage sons this Lent with the CRS Rice Bowl app.
Lisa Hendey will be traveling to Tanzania in 2015 with Catholic Relief Services. She invites you to come along for this amazing adventure to witness how your CRS Rice Bowl contributions are changing lives.
One year later, much rebuilding has been done in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan, but our support and prayers are still greatly needed.