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Sarah Kroger: Seeing Ethical Trade Firsthand

‘If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.’ —Saint Teresa of Calcutta I went to Catholic school from kindergarten through 12th grade. I remember learning about the Church’s teaching on social...


5 Tips to Bring Sanity to Your Back to School Season

Simone Blanchard

Thirty-seven erasers, 15 barely used notebooks, 105 pencils, 4 holey backpacks and 2 smelly lunch boxes. That is our inventory of perfectly usable school supplies. And I only have one child! Even so, I just received the dreaded list of...


A Gift of Prayer and Hope

Erin Mackey

As Catholics, we know the gift and power of prayer, whether we are on the giving or receiving end. This Easter season we pray for all those that recently entered the Church as well as for those who will receive...


5 Tips to Avoid Becoming an Easter Basket Case

CRS staff

There’s Easter, celebration of the greatest day in Christianity. And then there’s ... the bunny. How the bunny hopped onto the scene, with, of all things, a basket full of hard-boiled, unnaturally colored eggs is anyone’s guess. None of that...