CRS Ministry Resource Center
ministry tools for prayer, formation and action with a global perspective
Catechetical Sunday 2017
Together with the NCCL, NFCYM, and NCEA, CRS has created a video for Catechetical Sunday that invites catechetical leaders everywhere to reflect on how missionary discipleship calls us to reach out to others.
Responding to the Refugee Crisis
These resources can help communities of faith pray, learn, act and give to support refugees in need.
Advent Resources For Your Parish
These Advent reflections, activities and prayers invite the entire parish community to prepare their hearts to welcome Emmanuel, “God with us” (Matthew 1:23), into our world.
World Day of the Poor Resources
Pope Francis has named the thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary time (November 19, 2017) the World Day of the Poor. We have resources to help parishes mark this day.
Catholic Social Teaching 101 Videos and Materials
CST 101 is a collaborative 7-part video series, with accompanying discussion guides, posters and handouts, presented by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and Catholic Relief Services on Catholic social teaching .
https://www.crs.org/sites/default/files/usops-resources/east_africa_and_yemen_hunger_crisis.pdfFaith communities can help respond to hunger crisis facing Africa. More
CRS Rice Bowl offers resources that can help people of all ages, families and communities participate in the Lenten practices of prayer, fasting and almsgiving. More
Catholic Relief Services, a major sponsor of the V Encuentro, provides concrete ways parishes can form missionary disciples who reach out to the peripheries. More