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Funds from CRS Rice Bowl come back to archdiocese

Funds from CRS Rice Bowl come back to archdiocese

| Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis for The Catholic Spirit | February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Each year, 25 percent of the proceeds collected in the archdiocese through Catholic Relief Services’ Rice Bowl return to help fund the programs of Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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CRS Rice Bowl

CRS Rice Bowl

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Catholic Relief Services Rice Bowl recipes and reflections

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Families help the poor through Lenten tradition

Families help the poor through Lenten tradition

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

When William Rohda compares his life to the lives of the poor, the 12-year-old St. Thomas Becket (Eagan) faith formation student finds it easier to consider how he could share what he has with them this Lent.

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Video: Why no meat on Fridays in Lent?

Video: Why no meat on Fridays in Lent?

| February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Abstinence is one of our oldest Christian traditions.

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Pope: Sacrifice key to reaping wealth of God’s love, fighting misery

Pope: Sacrifice key to reaping wealth of God’s love, fighting misery

| Carol Glatz | February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Courageously follow Jesus in seeking out the poor and sinners, and in making difficult sacrifices in order to help and heal others, Pope Francis said.

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CRS Rice Bowl helping women in Dominican Republic

CRS Rice Bowl helping women in Dominican Republic

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

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.

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Five ways to evangelize during Lent

Five ways to evangelize during Lent

| February 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Following are common questions Catholics hear during Lent and some evangelizing answers.

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From Casimir to Joseph: Saints to remember during Lent

From Casimir to Joseph: Saints to remember during Lent

| Father Michael Van Sloun for The Catholic Spirit | February 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

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.

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CRS Rice Bowl shines Lenten spotlight on East Timor

CRS Rice Bowl shines Lenten spotlight on East Timor

| February 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

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.

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Pay It Forward projects to benefit those in need of food, water, joy

Pay It Forward projects to benefit those in need of food, water, joy

| February 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

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:

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CRS Rice Bowl: What you give up for Lent changes lives

CRS Rice Bowl: What you give up for Lent changes lives

| February 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

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.

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God’s Gift of Forgiveness

God’s Gift of Forgiveness

| February 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

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.

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