Catholic Relief Services and the CRS Rice Bowl program have created a compelling Lenten video series that asks "What is Lent?". For the next eight days, I am going to share each of the videos here at the blog. I hope you'll join me in this brief retreat. I believe you'll find, as I have, that these videos lead to deeper reflection and increased motivation.

Today, we hear from Dr. Carolyn Woo:

Dr. Carolyn Woo, President & CEO of Catholic Relief Services, describes Lent as a season of practice.

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