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 »

“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 »

Movie Night “Our Faith in Action”

WORLD PREMIERE NIGHT! Thursday, August 30 at 8:00 p.m.   Join us for a special sneak preview and world premiere of “Our Faith in Action,” a feature-length film based on the popular EWTN television series! The movie has been entered in the global Finding Vince 400 Film Festival to be held in Rome this October. You… Read more »

SVDP-USA Youth Works of Love

SVdP National Assembly 2018 Youth Gathering San Diego, CA Friday, August 31 – September 1 Please invite and encourage your Vincentian high school & college youth groups and group representatives to attend the National Vincentian Youth Gathering during this year’s National Assembly in San Diego. Activities to include: • Youth-oriented workshops • Service opportunity •… Read more »

Join the 11 th Annual Friends of the Poor ® Walk/Run

As you plan for your Conference fundraising and outreach efforts this year, we hope you’ll participate in hosting a Friends of the Poor ® Walk/Run. Last year, more than 25,000 walkers came together at 243 walk locations across the United States. And the result for such a fun ‑ and effective ‑ low‑cost investment was more than $3.1 million… Read more »

Registration for the 2018 National Assembly in San Diego is now open!

Welcome to the 2018 National Assembly of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, “One Society Serving in Hope.” August 29 – September 1, 2018 at the Manchester Hyatt in San Diego, California. We have a lot of exciting changes in store for this year, as well as welcoming our new president, Ralph Middlecamp. Come… Read more »

Who was Francois Lallier?

AUTHOR: RALPH MIDDLECAMP · SOURCE: VINCENTIAN ENCYCLOPEDIA “As Secretary General, you are after M. Bailly, the Society’s soul. The unity, and from it the vigor and perseverance, of the different conferences depend on you. Attend particular assemblies frequently; see the presidents from time to time; take part in the meetings of the administrative council; prod… Read more »