Diocesan Director and Partner Information

This section provides information on the CRS Diocesan Director Orientation and the Diocesan Director’s Toolkit, along with other aids for CRS Diocesan Directors and partners on how CRS can work to make it easier for you to fulfill your partnership role.

Best Practices

Your best practices, ideas and lessons learned are important resources! Please take a few minutes to submit your experiences for sharing with colleagues and view best practices from other (arch)dioceses and communities throughout the United States. Pictures are welcomed.

Partnership Newsletter Archives

The Partnership Newsletter library provides CRS partners with access to previous issues of the newsletter for downloading articles. If you are not currently receiving a copy of the bi-monthly Partnership Newsletter, please send an email to resources@crs.org or call the U.S. Operations Call Center at 1-866-608-5978.

Water for Life DVD and Study Guide

The Water for Life DVD illustrates the work of Catholic Relief Services in partnership with the National Council of Catholic Women in responding to the critical need for water projects that make clean, safe water available for women and children in developing countries. To order copies of the Water for Life DVD and study guide, please call the U.S. Operations Call Center line at 1-866-608-5978 or e-mail resources@crs.org.

Domestic Programs and Resource Materials

As we work in other countries to ease poverty, hunger and injustice, we work with American Catholics at home to learn about and uproot the very causes of those challenges. The Domestic Programs and Resource Materials page provides information on our work in the United States and overseas.

Link to CRS From Your Website

Link to CRS from your website for easy access to information about where we serve, the CRS Newswire, CRS Voices and more.

CRS Resource for Your Parish Flyer

Introduce parishes in your diocese to CRS solidarity programs and resources using the CRS Resources for Your Parish 2015 flyer. It is also available in the CRS Resources Center, which contains resources available to help parishes integrate global solidarity into various aspects of the community’s faith life. Consider using this flyer as a leave-behind resource for your meetings with parish staff.

CRS Guiding Principles

Download the CRS’ Guiding Principles screensaver posters for distribution in English and Spanish.