Catholic Relief Services

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States.  CRS supports Catholic Church organizations that carry out international relief and solidarity efforts. Programs include relief and resettlement for victims of persecution, war, and natural disasters; development projects to improve living conditions for the poor; legal and support services for poor immigrants; peace and reconciliation work for people suffering from violence; and advocacy on behalf of the powerless.

The World Missions Office for the Diocese of Green Bay supports:

  • CRS Rice Bowl provides resources to bring Lenten spirituality to life for families, parishes and school communities, while continuing to connect Catholics in our diocese with our global human family. 25% of this Lenten collection stays in our Diocese and 100% of these monies are awarded in local grants to feed the hungry.
  • Miscellaneous Disaster Relief Collections – as directed by Bishop Ricken and the United States Conference of Bishop’s (USCCB).

For more information, contact the World Missions Office at 920-272-8192, or email wmissions@gbdioc.org.

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