Through Catholic Relief Services, we encounter our brothers and sisters most in need around the world. Motivated by the example of Jesus Christ, CRS reaches communities in more than 100 countries. Operation Rice Bowl will begin on Ash Wednesday and will continue all during Lent. $1.00 a day for the 40 days of Lent. This offering means 1 month of food for a family, or 2 years of seed for a farmer.