Ash Wednesday is February 17! CRS RICE BOWL begins!

Deacon Pierce Murphy, Executive Director, Stewardship & Development, Archdiocese of Seattle has shared the following resources so your school can prepare to enter into the Season of Lent with the appropriate instructional materials to support your local CRS goals. Questions? Please contact Deacon Pierce at

CRS Rice Bowl Resources

Rice Bowl Collection- February 17-April 2
Each Lent, Catholic families across the country unite to make the world a better place for all through the Rice Bowl Collection. Below are the recommended resource links and attachments for 2021 CRS Rice Bowl:

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Free 2021 CRS Lenten Calendar and prayers for individuals…. click here to sign up!

If you have further questions regarding Rice Bowl resources or need support for planning Rice Bowl events in your community, please contact Deborah Douglas at or 619-345-0617. If you simply need to check or update your Rice Bowl orders, please call 1-800-222-0025.

Thank you for continuing to be leaders and advocates for the global common good!

The CRS West Team

Maria, Ken, Valerie, Jesús, Deborah, Sergio

West Regional Office | Catholic Relief Services

Phone: 619-345-0402 |  |