SVDP to Establish Conference at Vatican

On November 28th there was a meeting about the formation of the first conference of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul in the Vatican. The thirty people who were present had to the opportunity to learn about the structure of the Society, the ministry of the members and the Vincentian blessed and saints. A… 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 »

Portrait of One of the Founders of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Discovered

With immense joy, the SSVP Council General International reports that we have just obtained a portrait of the founders Félix Clavé. The illustration is inside a book from 1851, written by the chronicler Maurice-Oscar Honoré de Bourzeis, from France. Pierre-Emmanuel-Felix Clavé was born on July 8, 1811, in Toulouse (France), and died on November 9,… Read more »

Revitalizing the Society in San Diego

San Diego Diocesan Council Hosting 2018 National Assembly Every year the National Society of St. Vincent de Paul organizes an assembly in a different state to provide its members with an opportunity to experience the benefits of being a member as well as to grow as a Vincentians through various spiritual exercises, workshops, and valuable… Read more »