What you give up for Lent changes lives

Put your faith into action with CRS Rice Bowl

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CRS Rice Bowl is Catholic Relief Services' Lenten faith formation program for use in parishes, schools, religious education programs and by families and individuals in the home.


It is a program that connects our Lenten prayer, fasting, and almsgiving with the Church's mission to serve those in need.

Bring Lent to life

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  • Receive weekly Lenten reflections that unpack the Gospel.
  • Read Stories of Hope that will inspire your journey this Lent.
  • Cook meatless, Lenten recipes from around the world.
  • Join a community of Rice Bowl activists.
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