Join CRS University for a kick-off to the upcoming season of Lent, including: 1) Updates on resources for YOU during Lent (App, Twitter Scavenger Hunt, Community Reflections Guide) and 2) Show and Tell of last year’s successes and this year’s plans by 5 CRS Student Ambassador Chapters. We encourage you to think about using this half hour Hangout as a part of your Chapter's regular CRS Student Ambassador meeting so that you can gather and watch it together!
We will explore ways to harness the hope and vitality of our campuses—embodied in our students, faculty, and staff—to confront today’s challenges and nurture tomorrow’s leaders, in the spirit of Pope Francis
Come support Maywood’s men’s and women’s basketball teams, and donate to a good cause! Malaria kills one child every 30 seconds. Over one million people die from malaria each year. One malaria net costs only $3 and can save a life.
Location: Marywood University, Lynett-Haggerty Fitness Center Read more
St. Thomas More at Yale University will be hosting a food packaging event with Helping Hands, where volunteers will package nutritious meals for people in Burkina Faso suffering from food shortages and famine.
Location: St. Thomas More at Yale University Read more
Marquette University celebrates Mission Week 2015 by exploring “Who Cares? Charity, Justice and the Quest for the Common Good,” in partnership with CRS. President and CEO of CRS, Carolyn Woo, will be a featured speaker, along with 2 CRS Senior Technical Advisers, Dr. Jean Claude Kazadi Mwayabo (HIV) and Vanessa J. Tobin (Water and Sanitation), and Bonnie Blair, a 5-time Olympic Gold Medal Winner and CRS Spokeswoman. There will also be a CRS Helping Hands event incorporated into the week.
Join the Cabrini community to learn about human trafficking and pray for its end. 4 main events include: 1. Mass for Sr. Josephine Bakhita, the patron saint of trafficking victims (8:30 a.m.); 2. “Human Trafficking: A Dawning of Reality” by Sr. Terry Sheilds, director of Dawn’s Place (3:15 p.m.); 3. CRS’ #RefugeesSeekingSafety (5-6:30 p.m.); 4. Interfaith Prayer Service (6:30 p.m.)