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It's time to think outside the bowl with the CRS Rice Bowl app. Bring Lent into your life, online, offline, anytime, anywhere. Tap into a rich spiritual experience and make the 40 days of Lent ones that will change your life — and the world.

Join the conversation this Lent with new, integrated social media features. Receive daily reflections on your device, set and track progress towards a personal Lenten goal, use simple, meatless recipes to prepare and share on Fridays throughout Lent and read and watch stories of hope from people around the world.

Features include:
• Prayerful reflection for each day of Lent
• Integrated social sharing options
• Customizable tool to set Lenten sacrifice goal and track progress towards its achievement
• Meatless recipes for Fridays during Lent
• Stories and videos of people who benefit from prayers and almsgiving to CRS Rice Bowl
• Available in English and Spanish

CRS Rice Bowl is Catholic Relief Services’ Lenten faith-in-action program. Participants pray, fast, and give alms following Jesus’ call to serve the poor and vulnerable. Twenty-five percent of the Lenten alms are directed to programs fighting poverty in the United States and seventy-five percent support CRS’ humanitarian and emergency relief programs in 93 countries overseas.

What's New in Version 2.2.4

"Among our tasks as witnesses to the love of Christ is that of giving a voice to the cry of the poor, so that they are not abandoned to the laws of an economy that seems at times to treat people as mere consumers." - Pope Francis

During Lent our developers making app more convenient even on iPad's

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Customer Reviews

Great app

This app is an amazing guide for reflection and giving during the season of Lent. I love the stories of hope as they show real people, and not through the lens of the mainstream media. My only critique is the layout of the app, which is acceptable but not completely intuitive. For example, I was looking for the reflections and did not realize they were categorized under Pray. My bad. Still, I give this 5 stars. Maybe there can be reflections even after the Easter season?

Beautiful app

I find this app perfect for keeping up with daily reflections during Lent and it helps me remember the importance of giving to those around me. It also corresponds with my CRS rice bowl I got from my church, which is great!


Such a beautiful app, reminds you to not forget others around the world, help others in need and to love your neighbor. I'm really enjoying it everyday during Lent. God bless everyone! Amen🙏🏼

CRS Rice Bowl
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  • Category: Reference
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  • Version: 2.2.4
  • Size: 13.8 MB
  • Languages: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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