#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 »

Movie Night “Our Faith in Action”

WORLD PREMIERE NIGHT! Thursday, August 30 at 8:00 p.m.   Join us for a special sneak preview and world premiere of “Our Faith in Action,” a feature-length film based on the popular EWTN television series! The movie has been entered in the global Finding Vince 400 Film Festival to be held in Rome this October. You… Read more »

SVDP-USA Youth Works of Love

SVdP National Assembly 2018 Youth Gathering San Diego, CA Friday, August 31 – September 1 Please invite and encourage your Vincentian high school & college youth groups and group representatives to attend the National Vincentian Youth Gathering during this year’s National Assembly in San Diego. Activities to include: • Youth-oriented workshops • Service opportunity •… Read more »

Yes, You Can Be a Difference Maker

You don’t have to have a glamorous job. Anyone can be a difference maker. J. Patrick Murphy writes in one of his mini-reflections on the life of Mr. Vincent, “France was at war through all of Vincent’s life except for the last few months. Beheading for religious dissidents was common. The clergy were incompetent, corrupt or… Read more »

This Month on the Vincentian Family Calendar

July 19, 1813 was the day that St. Elizabeth Ann Seton and 17 other Sisters of Charity of St. Joseph’s pronounced vows for the first time. They had adapted the vow formula of the Daughters of Charity. Sr. Maryellen Blumlein, SC of New York, wrote an article about the faith of Elizabeth Ann Seton. July… 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 »