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CRS Rice Bowl Lenten program

Thank you all for your participation!


Pilgrimage to NW Detention Center in Tacoma

Walking and Witnessing for Immigrant Families


April 2019 Good News Newsletter

View the latest Good News newsletter, plus all issues for the past year, including April 2018.

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“Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love,” A Pastoral Letter Against Racism

Prayer and educational resources on the U.S. Bishops recent pastoral letter against racism.


Guatemala Immersion June 2019

Together with Maryknoll, we invite Catholic educators of all kinds - catechists, teachers, youth ministers - on a missionary discipleship immersion to Guatemala, June 19-27, 2019.

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Pope Francis and Archbishop Sartain invite you to “Share the Journey”

Pope Francis has launched a two-year global initiative to support our sisters and brothers who have fled their homes seeking a decent and safe life for their families. Contact us in the Missions Office with questions, and your ideas and plans! Learn about the resources available to you, your parish, school, and community:

Extraordinary Mission Month October 2019

Pope Francis has set October 2019 as an Extraordinary Missionary Month to foster greater awareness of missio ad gentes and to animate the missionary transformation of Church life and pastoral activity.


Global emergencies and Catholic Church 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.


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.


New parish resource

The Parish Ambassador Corps is a new global solidarity initiative from Catholic Relief Services helping parishes “Share the Journey.” Parishioners who become ambassadors receive formation and assist parish leadership. Information about this resource, en Español and in English:

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