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 »

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