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Daily Prayers Week of January 17 940 788 SVDP USA

Daily Prayers Week of January 17

Tuesday, January 18 Heavenly Father, still my thoughts Fill my mind with You Lord Jesus feed my soul It hungers for Your word Holy Spirit, come to me, Light my heart on fire Amen Wednesday, January 19 Lord, you are my rock, Behind which I can shelter From the storm; Upon which I may step…

1-16-2022 to 1-21-2022 News Roundup 1200 1200 SVDP USA

1-16-2022 to 1-21-2022 News Roundup

With 100,000 Vincentians across the United States and nearly 800,000 around the world, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul provides person-to-person service to those who are needy and suffering. Read some of their stories here: INTERNATIONAL IRELAND: Volunteers sought for SVP for ‘extremely busy’ shops ITALY: Pope asks all to join in Week of Prayer for Christian…

Contemplation: Thy Will Be Done 940 788 SVDP USA

Contemplation: Thy Will Be Done

We often use the word “discernment” simply as a synonym for decision-making, with an added sense of prayerful consideration. While this captures part of the meaning, discernment could also be considered the opposite of decision-making. When we discern, we seek not our best option between two choices, but true insight into God’s will in the…

St. Vincent de Paul Dental Clinics Transform More Than Just Smiles 697 590 SVDP USA

St. Vincent de Paul Dental Clinics Transform More Than Just Smiles

Various St. Vincent de Paul Conferences across the U.S. are home to dental clinics providing quality dental services to those in need. And while those served have a big reason to smile, so do the volunteers and staff who make it all happen. Here’s the story of one dental staff member at SVdP Phoenix’s Virginia…

1-10-2022 to 1-15-2022 News Roundup 1200 1200 SVDP USA

1-10-2022 to 1-15-2022 News Roundup

With 100,000 Vincentians across the United States and nearly 800,000 around the world, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul provides person-to-person service to those who are needy and suffering. Read some of their stories here: INTERNATIONAL IRELAND: SVP Handover Running of Carlow Homeless Service IRELAND: Taoiseach expresses ‘concern’ over rising homelessness figures IRELAND: SVP car draw raises…

Daily Prayer 1-10-2022 940 788 SVDP USA

Daily Prayer 1-10-2022

Daily Prayer for Monday, January 10, 2022 Lord Jesus, Grant me the virtue of gentleness Help me to listen with patience To act with kindness To offer my heart to all Amen Written by National Vincentian Formation Director, Tim Williams.

Contemplation – The Opposite of Selfless is Self 940 788 SVDP USA

Contemplation – The Opposite of Selfless is Self

The Rule informs us that the Vincentian virtue of selflessness is “dying to our ego with a life of self-sacrifice; members share their time, their possessions, their talents and themselves in a spirit of generosity.” [Rule, Part I, 2.5.1] To share generously is surely virtuous behavior, but as St. Vincent always emphasized, it is the…

News Roundup January 1 – January 7 1200 1200 SVDP USA

News Roundup January 1 – January 7

With 100,000 Vincentians across the United States and nearly 800,000 around the world, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul provides person-to-person service to those who are needy and suffering. Read some of their stories here: INTERNATIONAL AUSTRALIA: New charity chief has lived on both sides of poverty IRELAND: Heart warming wedding rings appeal – may have been…

Daily Prayer 1-7-2022 940 788 SVDP USA

Daily Prayer 1-7-2022

Daily Prayer for Friday, January 7, 2022 Through the troubles of the day, Through the darkness of the night, I place my faith in You, Lord. Down the long, uncertain path, Through both storms and sun, I place my hope in You, Lord. Thankful always for Your gifts, Given to me to share, I place…

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