SVDP Ozanam Orientation – Feb 1st at San Rafael Catholic Church

“… as you did it to one of the least of these my brethren, you did it to me.” Mat.25:40 In 1845, the Society came from Paris to the USA, bringing Frederic Ozanam’s works of justice and charity. The National Council of the USA and local Conferences soon arose across the country, in the footsteps… Read more »

Celebrate Blessed Frederic Mosaic in National Shrine

On Sunday, January 26, 2020, all are invited to attend Mass in celebration of the dedication and installation of a mosaic of our founder, Blessed Frederic Ozanam, in the Vincentian Chapel at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. Mass will be held at noon, celebrated by SVdP National… Read more »

#iGiveCatholic Early Donations

Advanced day giving begins Monday, Nov. 18, and runs through the start of the #iGiveCatholic Giving Day on December 6th. Why is advanced giving important? It offers those donors who would prefer to give via cash or check to make donations. Donate now at SVDP #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 #GivingCatholic. Last year, #iGiveCatholic raised more than $3.6 million for organizations in participating arch/dioceses. WHEN… Read more »

2019 Friends of the Poor Walk

Five parish conferences of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul will be hosting the annual Friends of the Poor Walk on Saturdays in September to raise awareness of the needs of poor people and to raise funds for charitable works.  As part of the national Society, these conferences encourage people of all ages to… Read more »

Encounter: “The Life and Legacy of Blessed Frederic Ozanam”

National President, Ralph Middlecamp, and National Liaison for Formation and board member, Ray Sickinger, were recently guests on the Catholic Faith Network TV show “Encounter.” The interview will begin airing on Sunday, April 28 and it will run for two weeks. Here are the air times (Eastern): Sunday, April 28 at 10:00 a.m. Monday, April… Read more »

Society of St. Vincent de Paul Launches Meal Program

As part of the EXCEL program being created at Foothills Good Shepherd Ministry Center the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Society will provide hot meals on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning April 2nd to at risk teens in the East County. EXCEL is a faith based, not‐for‐profit youth resource center established for the purpose of… Read more »

Project Homeless Connect – East County

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED On April 12, 2019 Crisis House in El Cajon will host their annual “Project Homeless Connect – East County” Homelessness occurs across the United States in all major cities. Project Homeless Connect began in 2004 in San Francisco to support the national initiative to end chronic homelessness. Project Homeless Connect now occurs across the… Read more »

“Our Faith In Action” The Movie

Our Faith In Action” is a wonderful film which profiles the important work being done day-in and day-out by the members of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul,” said EWTN Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael P. Warsaw. “EWTN is proud to premiere this program that highlights the Church’s continued efforts to carry out… Read more »