Here are “must-know” facts about Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent.
CRS Rice Bowl
In Anastasia’s Des Moines-based convenience store, you’ll find a CRS Rice Bowl sitting next to the cash register.
CRS Rice Bowl involves millions of Catholics of all ages every year. The annual program has helped millions around the world.
Lent is a time of something more, not less.
There is a saying, “It is better to give than to receive.” This might be more self-evident if it were not so very good to receive.
CRS Rice Bowl is a Catholic Relief Services Lenten tradition that can enrich your spiritual journey and put you in touch with a wider community of believers.
This past month, the Catholic world marked its first year walking in the faith with Pope Francis. In 1 short year, he's been celebrated for his words and his actions, both inside and outside the Church, renewed the call of the Gospel and brought deep meaning to the mission of Catholic Relief Services.