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 »

#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 »

“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 »