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 »

#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 »