One way that you can make a difference in the lives of our poorest brothers and sisters throughout the world is to become involved with CRS Rice Bowl.
Archive for Category: "Lent"
Following are common questions Catholics hear during Lent and some evangelizing answers.
Several saints have feast days during this year’s Lenten season. Here are short profiles of some of them, along with suggested Lenten activities that recall their legacy.
CRS Rice Bowl, which has been in place for more than 37 years, invites Catholics to act on their faith by helping people in need through prayer, sacrifice, solidarity and charity.
Three finalists have been chosen for this year’s Catholic Spirit Pay It Forward for Lent initiative, which is based on the New Testament parable of the three stewards who each were given money to manage and grow. Each of the three groups will receive $100 to grow for its chosen project during Lent. The recipients are:
More than 800 million people across the globe may wake up every morning wondering if they will have enough to eat that day, according to Catholic Relief Services.
A pastoral exhortation on the sacrament of penance issued by the U.S. bishops and encouraging Catholics to take advantage of this sacrament, particularly during Lent.
The imposition of ashes is a solemn ritual that signals the beginning of the holy season of Lent. The ceremony is distinctive; there is no liturgical action like it throughout the entire church year.
Here are the church regulations for fasting and abstinence during Lent:
During this Lenten season, Catholics in the archdiocese have been encouraged to enrich their spiritual journey by participating in Catholic Relief Service’s Operation Rice Bowl.