Among Women 204: Lenten Almsgiving and Rice Bowl

Feb 10, 2016

This week’s episode:

Welcome to Lent 2016!

In lieu of our “Blessed are They” segment, we will benefit from some pre-recorded Lenten inspiration and instruction from Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York

Our”Among Women” guests are Sherry Brownrigg and Lisa Hendey

In this program we look at the art of giving — specifically, the work of alms-giving as we come to the Lenten Season. Together with my guests, Sherry Brownrigg and Lisa Hendey, we talk about the work of almsgiving this Lent through the mission of Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and its Lenten apostolate called “Rice Bowl”. Both Brownrigg and Hendey recently toured CRS’s mission in Colombia’s coffee country and share their pilgrimage stories and their passion for Rice Bowl as a powerful means of almsgiving and personal transformation.

Don’t miss the links below to see how you can enhance your personal or family almsgiving through the Rice Bowl.

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CRS Rice Bowl

CRS Rice Bowl App: iPhone or Android

Sherry Brownrigg’s website and Colombia posts

Lisa Hendey’s Catholic Mom Journal on Columbia

Lisa Hendey’s books

Drew Mariani of Relevant Radio

Fr Raphael Capo of the Southeast Pastoral Institute

What is Lent? Video series on YouTube from CRS

Lenten book resource: 40 Days, 40 Ways: A New Look at Lent by Marcillino D’Ambrosio

Other shows of related interest:

AW 203: The Online Catholic Conference 4 Moms for this Lent.

AW 126: Among Women listeners share their favorite Lenten devotions.


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