CRS Rice Bowl
Offers suppers from different countries on Friday evenings during Lent
CRS Rice Bowl is the Lenten program of Catholic Relief Services. Motivated by the example of Jesus Christ to assist poor and suffering people, CRS Rice Bowl provides resources to help faith communities and families in every diocese throughout the United States put their faith into action through prayer, fasting and almsgiving. St. Jerome parish offers suppers from different countries on Friday evenings during Lent and collects donations for CRS. Lenten donations through CRS Rice Bowl support the poverty alleviation work of CRS in more than 40 countries. Since its inception in 1975, CRS Rice Bowl has raised nearly $300 million.