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When Giving Up Means Doing More

A reflection by Mackenzie Harris, Cabrini College Student

“I have never participated in Lent before. I always thought it was this time of year when everyone just gave up soda and chocolate for no reason and I never really understood the importance behind it. I never celebrated Lent before because I never understood why giving up something unnecessary that we have was important to do. But for the first time in my life, I have been participating in the Catholic Relief Services Rice Bowl. This, for me, was not just about just giving something up; it was about taking something on…” Continue Reading.

Today’s Story

Day 31: St. Mary’s University from Rice Bowl: 40 Days, 40 Stories on Vimeo.


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Throughout the 40 days of Lent, we are featuring 40 stories from university students who are living their faith. Learn more and ENTER your story NOW!  

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Hear from University students using CRS Rice Bowl on their campus this Lent! Watch the 2014 Lenten kickoff Google hangout (Feb. 10, 2014)

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