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Daily Prayers June 6 – June 10 940 788 SVDP USA

Daily Prayers June 6 – June 10

Monday, June 6: Holy Mary, Mother of the Church, Pray for us, That humility overcomes pride; That selflessness overcomes ego; That gentleness overcomes anger; That love overcomes all. In the name of your son Jesus Christ Amen Tuesday, June 7: Holy Spirit, set my heart on fire. Let Your light shine Through the works I…

06-09-2022 A Letter From Our Servant Leaders 1600 900 SVDP USA

06-09-2022 A Letter From Our Servant Leaders

Six years ago, the election for international presidency took place. As President General of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, I lived countless experiences, which I tried to share intensely with the Vincentian community through articles published in the media of the General Council International. I also sought, through audio messages, lectures and photographs,…

Contemplation – The Light From Within 940 788 SVDP USA

Contemplation – The Light From Within

Saint Vincent de Paul famously said that it is our vocation to “set people’s hearts on fire, to do what the Son of God did. He came to set the world on fire in order to inflame it with His love.” [CCD XII:215] These are inspirational “marching orders”, but what, in a practical sense, do…

Nuestra Diversidad Refleja Nuestra Fortaleza 715 531 SVDP USA

Nuestra Diversidad Refleja Nuestra Fortaleza

La Sociedad de San Vicente de Paúl es estupenda porque está formada por personas de muchas culturas y razas. Venimos de diferentes caminos de la vida y muchos puntos de vista. Nuestra diversidad, como la de la nación, refleja nuestra fortaleza. Incluso nuestra fe católica nos manda acoger la diversidad  porque la misma palabra “católico”…

News Roundup May 28 – June 3 1200 1200 SVDP USA

News Roundup May 28 – June 3

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: Housing a key priority for new Vinnies CEO AUSTRALIA: Deniliquin Rotary donation to support the homeless CANADA: Shipping containers carry…

Daily Prayers May 31 – June 3 940 788 SVDP USA

Daily Prayers May 31 – June 3

Tuesday, May 31: Mother Mary, Queen of Angels, And Patroness of the Society Pray for me that I may hear Your Son’s word With a joy that makes my heart leap, With humble obedience to follow, And with zeal to share His love With the neighbor. Amen Wednesday, June 1: Consecrate me in truth, Lord…

Stores Corner: Skillful Merchandising Adds to the Bottom Line 738 416 SVDP USA

Stores Corner: Skillful Merchandising Adds to the Bottom Line

By: Ed Markiewicz Council of Greensburg, PA Achieving and maintaining profitability in our Thrift Stores requires implementing standard operational procedures consistently. Without a doubt having the right people, establishing effective intake processing and pricing procedures as well as a color rotation system, and utilizing the data from the Point of Sale system to analyze and…

SVdPUSA is on Instagram! 1200 628 SVDP USA

SVdPUSA is on Instagram!

Many people have asked when SVdP’s National Council will join Instagram. Well, the wait is over! SVdPUSA’s Instagram is LIVE! We are so excited to have another Social Media Outlet where we can share the good news of Vincentians across the country and around the world dedicating themselves to helping their neighbors in need. Please…

06-02-2022 A Letter From Our Servant Leaders 1368 1387 SVDP USA

06-02-2022 A Letter From Our Servant Leaders

My son the 20-something high school teacher and coach challenged me to a 100-yard foot race. I accepted, knowing I would lose, because that’s what dads do. I can pull a hamstring just thinking about running, so I told my wife to go to the finish line and get the oxygen ready. We took our…

Contemplation – Challenges, Young and Old 940 788 SVDP USA

Contemplation – Challenges, Young and Old

“But, you say, how can we draw youth to us? We call them eagerly, and no one comes.” So said the President General of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in a Circular Letter. It is an ironic problem for the Society to face, the challenge of recruiting more youth members to join an…

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