#iGiveCatholic Early Donations

Advanced day giving begins Monday, Nov. 12, and runs through the start of the #iGiveCatholic Giving Day on Nov. 27. Why is advanced giving important? It offers those donors who might not be unavailable to give on Nov. 27 due to holiday travel, or those who would prefer to give via cash or check to… Read more »

#iGiveCatholic

WHAT IS #iGIVECATHOLIC? #iGiveCatholic is a one-day online giving event for the faithful in arch/dioceses across the nation (and the world!) to come together and raise as many charitable dollars as possible for Catholic parishes, schools, and nonprofit ministries on #GivingTuesday, November 27, 2018. Last year, #iGiveCatholic raised more than $3.6 million for organizations in… Read more »

2018 Friends of the Poor Walk

The year 2008 marked two important events for the National Council Society of St. Vincent de Paul. Not only was it the 175th anniversary of the Society, but it was the founding year for the National Council Friends of the Poor® Walk/Run. The 2018 Friends of the Poor® Run/Walk take place this weekend, Sept. 29th,… Read more »

“A WAY BACK HOME”

The Salvation Army of El Cajon has successfully launched their “Reunification” program to assist people who are living on the street reconnect with their family.  In the past 6 months they have helped 12 individuals return to families many of which are living outside the state of California. They have a 7 step program: Case… Read more »

Walk with the Suffering Good Friday Walk March 30th

Friday March 30, 2018 Walk with the Suffering Good Friday Stations of the Cross 8:30am to 11am. A two and one half hour walk in downtown San Diego commemorating Jesus’ journey to Calvary and His solidarity with the suffering today. Starts at San Diego Rescue Mission 120 Elm St.(free parking is available there). This event… Read more »

EWTN “Our Faith in Action: Today’s Society of St. Vincent de Paul”

This 10-week series, airing on Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), will give viewers a unique look at our special ministry. EWTN is the largest religious media network in the world, so this is amazing exposure for the Society. There will be three airings (one and one-half hours of SVdP programming) each weekend from early March… Read more »

SVDP Dining Room

The SVDP Dining Room will allow us to engage persons experiencing hunger through a daily nutritional meal program. It will be unique in its structure of service. It will provide meals to the food-insecure, individuals and families in East County. The dining room will offer a well-balanced daily meal. The program will include the following:… Read more »

Call-In Day for Dreamers

Please participate in the “Call-in Day to Congress” on Monday, February 26, 2018! Your support is critical to help prevent the deportation of the nearly 1.8 million young people, known as Dreamers, who were brought into this country as children and have known no other home than the USA. They may face deportation as soon… Read more »

Bishop Hying SVdP Nat’l Episcopal Advisor

February 15, 2018 I have always been struck by the fact that more Catholics go to Mass on Ash Wednesday, which is not a holy day, than they do on actual holy days. To be marked with ashes bears some deep spiritual significance and emotional power for many people, as we begin this season of… Read more »