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Lent 2022

Below are opportunities for almsgiving during Lent. While we can make recommendations, the Path to Sainthood is not directly associated with any of these organizations and we do always recommend due diligence when donating to any organization. All descriptions are directly from the linked organization.


Source - Training and Rehabilitation Center Ukraine

Source - Training and Rehabilitation Center, which provides quality family-centered services for children and youth with special needs and children at risk in Ukraine. The range of services includes day care and rehabilitation programs provided by a highly qualified interdisciplinary team of specialists in cooperation with parents. The source is an integrator into society, a model of services for children and youth with special needs. The source forms and implements the latest standards of social services and is a training and resource center at the regional and national levels.


Knights of Columbus - Ukraine Solidarity Fund

Your gift today will provide temporary shelter, food, medical supplies, clothing, communications and religious supplies. These items will all be immediately distributed, and 100% of your gift will go directly to these displaced people.

Join us today in supporting Ukraine Solidarity Fund!

Please prayerfully consider how you can contribute to this effort. Your gift of any amount will go a long way in helping our brothers and sisters. Together, we can bring Christ's healing love to a wounded world.


Catholic Relief Services - Rice Bowl

Each Lent, Catholic families across the country unite to put their faith into action through prayer, fasting and almsgiving. Through CRS Rice Bowl, families learn about how our sisters and brothers across the globe overcome hardships like hunger and malnutrition, and how through Lenten alms, we have the power to make the world a better place for all.



Chalice works in impoverished communities to help struggling families overcome the cycle of poverty. Education is the first and most important step in breaking the cycle. Too often, children must skip class or drop out of school to carry water, care for siblings, or earn money for their families.

Sponsorship gives children the support needed to overcome obstacles so they can attend and stay in school, and allows families to provide nutritious food and better care for their children. Children are selected for sponsorship based on need and family circumstances, regardless of race, age, ability, gender, or religion. Education gives every child the opportunity to shine.


Salesian Sisters of Saint John Bosco

Help for Ukraine

The Salesian Sisters of St. Joseph Province invite you to join them in responding to Pope Francis’ invitation to draw “close to the sufferings of the Ukrainian people” in prayer, in fasting, and in concrete gestures of help. Our Salesian Sisters in Ukraine remain among the people, offering shelter especially to mothers and children arriving in the west and exchanging concrete help and encouragement with those still in the east. Our Sisters in Poland and Slovakia are at the borders, translating, welcoming, and providing humanitarian relief and shelter to the refugees.

Those who wish to support the humanitarian and spiritual efforts of these Sisters may do so through the valuable gift of their prayers and, where possible, a monetary donation. We assure you that 100% of any donation earmarked for Ukraine will be sent directly to the Sisters for their efforts to help the people there.


Catholic Relief Services - Urgent Need in Ukraine

Your help is needed in Ukraine where there are already more than 2.9 million people in need of assistance. There is great risk of additional suffering both within Ukraine and for those who may flee to neighboring countries for safety.  CRS and our partners need immediate support to meet both ongoing needs, as well as those related to families forced to flee their homes as the situation intensifies.



CRS and Caritas partners on the ground are preparing across Ukraine and in bordering countries, ready to provide safe shelter, hot meals, hygiene supplies, transport to safe areas, counseling support and more.

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