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We’ve provided more than $800 million in worldwide relief and development programs.

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On average over time, IOCC has used 92¢ of every dollar for direct program services.

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Fourth Sunday | St. John Climacus

On the fourth Sunday of Lent, the Church connects this gospel reading with St. John Climacus, a saint who wrote on acquiring holiness through humility and ascetical struggle.

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Lenten Recipe: Bulgur Tomato Pilaf

Our weekly Lenten recipe is here!

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Third Sunday | Veneration of the Holy Cross

This Sunday of the Holy Cross, could we each consider what service looks like for us in daily life—in what small (or large) ways we might take up our personal cross through service?

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IOCC Volunteer Update | 2024 Issue 3

IOCC’s annual booklet of Lenten reflections is now available to view online or download on our Lenten Resources page. This year’s reflections come from women who have volunteered with IOCC in various capacities.

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Second Sunday | St. Gregory Palamas

Our Lenten practices are prayer, fasting, and almsgiving, and St. Gregory Palamas taught the practice of quiet prayer (hesychasm).

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First Sunday | The Sunday of Orthodoxy

IOCC draws its inspiration from Matthew 25:35–36, 40, which begins, “For I was hungry and you gave Me food; I was thirsty and you gave Me drink; I was a stranger and you took Me in … as you did it to one of the least of these, My brethren, you did it to Me.”

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