Uncommon Good


Choose the format below that best fits your group’s needs. Then download the corresponding information packet, which includes a schedule, guidelines and materials for advance preparation, prayers, learning experiences, reflections, community builders and social media opportunities. Supplemental learning experiences can be found at CRS Education.

Traditional 24-hour CRS FoodFast

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1-day/10-hour CRS FoodFast

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3-hour CRS FoodFast, adaptable for a class lesson

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3-hour Family Night CRS FoodFast, suitable for any intergenerational group

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1-Day or Overnight CRS FoodFast Confirmation retreat

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Uncommon Good Multimedia

The multimedia resources below will help you organize your CRS FoodFast. They’re categorized by type and indicate the corresponding activity or prayer in the various FoodFast formats. Videos can also be accessed on YouTube.


“One Family,” theme song written and performed especially for CRS by Pasquale Talarico

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Additional music referenced in the manual can be found at CRS partner Spirit & Song


  1. CST 101: Care for God’s Creation
  2. Laudati Si’ – CRS Animated High School Brief
  3. Things You Need to Know About Encyclical Si Laudato’
  4. Catholic Social Teaching in 3 Minutes
  5. The Vanishing Water of Bolivia
  6. Climate Change: It Changes Everything
  7. Turning Innovation Into Impact
  8. Catholic Relief Services’ ICT4D Programs: Using Technology to Empower Those We Serve
  9. Growing Sanitation With the Arborloo
  10. The SILC Road.
  11. ValLimar Jansen Greeting (forthcoming)
  12. ValLimar Jansen: Reflections on Ghana (forthcoming)


In the Beginning—How to Become Change Makers

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Sharing Pope Francis’ Message—10 Themes from Laudato Si’

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Night Prayer Visio Divina

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