St John’s participates in the Catholic Relief Services Rice Bowl project. Rice Bowl provides opportunities for Lenten prayer, fasting and alms giving. CRS does provide direct assistance, including disaster relief and food and medical services. But one of the most brilliant aspects of CRS is its commitment to local capacity-building. CRS workers are local people. They help communities by advising ways to improve sanitation, access to clean water, and effective local farming and business development, including the support of micro financing.
The video below focuses on Rice Bowl 2022. After watching it, please enjoy video stories from the three countries featured this year in Rice Bowl. Also, consider trying some wonderful meatless meals from these and some other countries where Catholic Relief Services is hard at work. https://www.crsricebowl.org/recipe Can you locate these countries on a map!
Visit three countries featured this year by CRS Rice Bowl