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 »

San Diego Diocesan Council Monthly Newsletter

Hello, Vincentians! Please read our current newsletter to see what’s happening in San Diego. Apr 2019 Newsletter Mar 2019 Newsletter Feb 2019 Newsletter  

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 »

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 »

“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 »