News and Notes
Resources from Catholic Relief Services to pray, learn, and act.
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April 2016 Good News Newsletter
View the latest Good News newsletter, plus all issues for the past year, including April 2015.
CRS Parish Ambassadors
CRS Parish Ambassadors are active parishioners (working as a team of 2-4) with a passion for global solidarity who, with the blessing of their pastoral leader, help strengthen the parish's outreach ministry by organizing global discipleship activities in their parish. Ambassadors receive training, support and resources throughout the year from CRS and the Missions Office.
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CCHD local grant process open
The application process for local Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) grants is now open through April 29, 2016.
CRS Collection 2016
Thank you for your response to the CRS Collection in early March!
Rice Bowl Grants for 2016
The 2016 Rice Bowl grant process is now open through April 29, 2016.
Rice Bowl 2016
Thank you for participating in our annual Lenten program! Some of the resources from Catholic Relief Services and your Missions Office for parishes, schools and families can be used throughout the year.
Syria and other global emergencies and CRS responses
Whether the disasters are rooted in civil strife or natural causes, millions of innocent people have found their lives in turmoil. Your Catholic Relief Services teams and local partners are on the ground providing vital assistance.
Laudato Si’ (Praise Be): On Care for Our Common Home
Resources for Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment and climate change
Advocacy: Sign up for Catholics Confront Global Poverty (CCGP)
Learn how you can join other U.S. Catholics to defend the lives and dignity of people living in poverty throughout the world, and urge our nation to act in response to the many faces of poverty.