Grades 9-12

Bring Lent to life for your school community through CRS Rice Bowl, with free resources to help students pray, fast and give while learning about Catholic teaching and our connection as one family in Christ.

Communication Tools

Use these resources to communicate with your students’ families about CRS Rice Bowl.

Letter to Families

Introduce CRS Rice Bowl to your students’ families with this pre-written letter.

Download Letter: English | Spanish

Newsletter Announcements

Include a short blurb in your school newsletter, featuring information about CRS Rice Bowl, the weekly Stories of Hope and the impact of your community’s almsgiving.

Download Announcements: English | Spanish

End-of-Lent Letter

Share your school’s CRS Rice Bowl collection information with families with this editable letter.

Download Letter: English | Spanish


Prayer Resources

Use the resources below to help your students deepen their prayer life this Lent.

Prayer Service to Begin and End Lent

Use these brief prayer services within the context of Mass or another prayerful space to kick off CRS Rice Bowl and bring it to a close.

Download Prayer Service: English | Spanish

Weekly Prayers of the Faithful

Incorporate these prayer intentions for your community and our global family into the Prayers of the Faithful or other prayer space.

Download Prayer Intentions: English | Spanish

Stations of the Cross

Pray the Stations of the Cross with this downloadable booklet or video series.

Pray With Booklet: English | Spanish

Pray With Videos: English | Spanish

Eucharistic Adoration

Participate in the national Eucharistic Revival by planning a Holy Hour of Adoration for your school with prayers and readings from Scripture.

Download Adoration Resource: English | Spanish

Come Together to Give

Create an online community giving page in fewer than 10 minutes to make collecting your community’s Rice Bowl donations a breeze!

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