August 2024 Ozanam Orientation

“… as you did it to one of the least of these my brethren, you did it to me.” Matthew 25:40 The Society was founded in Paris by Frederic Ozanam and his friends in 1833, to bring God’s love to the poor.  Vincentians perform works of charity, in the footsteps of Frederic.  Learn about the… Read more »

August 2023: Ozanam Orientation

The Ozanam Orientation last August 5, 2023 was hosted by San Rafael Conference.  It was well attended by parishioners from St. John (Encinitas), San Rafael (Rancho Bernardo), and St. Michael (Poway).   Click here to view the video & photos.

Ozanam Orientation

What do we mean when we refer to “Vincentian Spirituality?” Why are home visits so important to our Ministry? We will provide the answers to these questions and more at the Ozanam Orientation. You are invited!     📅 August 5, 2023    🕗 8:45AM to 3:00PM    ⛪ San Rafael Conference    📍 17252… Read more »

The Alice Garvey 2022 Excellence in Youth Award Recipient

St. John Conference SVdP Youth Past President, Mia Humphrey, was recognized in year 2022 with the inaugural Alice Garvey Excellence in Youth Award from the Society of St. Vincent de Paul USA. Humphrey was picked from youths across the United States.

Motivation and New Membership – Aldo Barletta (Presented in Spanish)

Tuesday, March 28, 20237:00 PM – 8:00 PM This workshop is based on the workshop, “Breathe Deeply: The Inspiration of Our Vincentian Vocation,” presented by Tim Williams on Thursday, March 9. “Este taller está basado en el taller “Breathe Deeply: The Inspiration of Our Vincentian Vocation” presentado por Tim Williams el jueves 9 de marzo… Read more »

“Capacitación del Consejero Espiritual en Español” (Spiritual Advisor Training)

Sylvia Gonzalez & Susanna Manriques (Presented in Spanish) Wednesday, March 22 & Thursday, March 23 (Two-Day Workshop)7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Descripción del taller: La Capacitación para Consejeros Espirituales incluye la Espiritualidad Vicentina, Recursos, Responsabilidades y Herramientas que ayudarán al Consejero Espiritual a crear un ambiente reflexivo Vicentino. Para esto, es fundamental que cada Consejero… Read more »

An Introduction to the National Member’s Portal – Roelof van Ark

Tuesday, March 21, 20236:00 PM – 7:00 PM Workshop Description: From log-on, via the Directory to the Annual Reports. Many members hesitate to make use of the SVdP Member’s Portal (or database as it is often referred to) as they believe they lack the skills to do so. But the Member’s Portal contains valuable information… Read more »