Join the 11 th Annual Friends of the Poor ® Walk/Run

As you plan for your Conference fundraising and outreach efforts this year, we hope you’ll participate in hosting a Friends of the Poor ® Walk/Run. Last year, more than 25,000 walkers came together at 243 walk locations across the United States. And the result for such a fun ‑ and effective ‑ low‑cost investment was more than $3.1 million… Read more »

Registration for the 2018 National Assembly in San Diego is now open!

Welcome to the 2018 National Assembly of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, “One Society Serving in Hope.” August 29 – September 1, 2018 at the Manchester Hyatt in San Diego, California. We have a lot of exciting changes in store for this year, as well as welcoming our new president, Ralph Middlecamp. Come… Read more »

Who was Francois Lallier?

AUTHOR: RALPH MIDDLECAMP · SOURCE: VINCENTIAN ENCYCLOPEDIA “As Secretary General, you are after M. Bailly, the Society’s soul. The unity, and from it the vigor and perseverance, of the different conferences depend on you. Attend particular assemblies frequently; see the presidents from time to time; take part in the meetings of the administrative council; prod… Read more »

Works of St. Vincent de Paul Society Across the Nation

This video by the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Madison, Wisconsin, USA, shows some of the impactful projects that are working to change many lives in their local area. Works of St. Vincent de Paul Society of Madison

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 »