Catholic Relief Services

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Click here to learn about Catholic Relief Services current campaigns.

Read, watch, & reflect on the Stories of Hope that your donation makes possible.

Print out and use the Lenten Calendar

Prepare simple meatless meals each Friday and explore other cultures from your kitchen.

If you haven't yet , it's time to turn in your Rice Bowl donations! Please convert your coins from the Rice Bowl into check (preferred) or cash and return via the envelope that was included with the box. (Please write Rice Bowl on the memo line of the check.)

Or return online through the link below to our "Team St. Pauls" Community Giving page. 25% of the donations collected through the parish and through the link will stay in the Rochester area to support the local poor.  Thank you!

Check out the the CRS Rice Bowl website to see how your Lenten donations will help those in need:


CRS Rice Bowl 2021-

Catholic Relief Services (CRS), through our Rice Bowl alms, helps brothers and sisters in-need around the world, especially in these challenging times. Thank you for your many sacrifices during Lent. Through your generosity, $3,405 was collected from St. Paul’s parishioners. Through these alms given to Catholic Relief Services, we become a blessing for others. What we gave up for Lent will change lives!


· 75% of our CRS Rice Bowl alms support Catholic Relief Services development projects overseas carried out on behalf of the U.S. Catholic community (us!).

· 25% of the CRS Rice Bowl alms remain in our Diocese to help support local hunger relief efforts.