Resources for Ministry Through the Year

Photo by Karen Kasmauski for CRS

Catholic Relief Services offers an array of resources for ministry about global solidarity. The list below highlights specific resources that connect to liturgical seasons, feast days, and other days or events in 2017. This calendar is updated on an ongoing basis, so please check back! 

January 2017

1 World Day of Peace: Prayers and activities about peace 
8-14 National Migration Week: Resources from the USCCB


Jan 29-4 National Catholic Schools Week: Syrian Refugee Toolkit from CRS and NCEA
International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking: Resources  


1 Ash Wednesday: Lenten faith formation from CRS Rice Bowl  
22 World Water Day: Catechetical activities on the theme of water
24 Feast of Blessed Oscar Romero: Prayers, activities, handouts  


16 Easter Sunday: Prayers 
22 Earth Day: Resources about Care for God's Creation  
23 Divine Mercy Sunday: Resources about mercy  


Month of Mary: Prayer
1 Feast of St. Joseph the Worker: Meme 
First Communion season: Reflection for first communicants/families  


4 Pentecost Sunday: Catechetical activity and a meme 
20 World Refugee Day: Resources about responding to the refugee crisis  

It's wedding season: Tips to include service to others in wedding celebrations