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05-06-2021 A Letter From Our Servant Leaders 410 382 SVDP USA

05-06-2021 A Letter From Our Servant Leaders

This week I visited a Council with a small film crew to record what Vincentians have been doing during the pandemic, and how it differs from pre-COVID practices to serve neighbors in need. Much more on this at a future date, but we look forward to sharing the Society’s year of  innovative love and caring…

Contemplation: Our Labor of Love 940 788 SVDP USA

Contemplation: Our Labor of Love

On the very first page of our Rule you will find a truly remarkable statement: “No work of charity is foreign to the Society.” [Rule, Pt. I, 1.3] All modern communities thrive by specialization; farmers farm, builders build, writers write, and so on. Within the community of charitable and philanthropic organizations, there also tends to…

04-29-2021 News Roundup 1200 1200 SVDP USA

04-29-2021 News Roundup

Through the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Vincentians across the United States and around the world are finding spiritual growth by providing person-to-person service to those who are needy and suffering. Read some of their stories here: INTERNATIONAL  AUSTRALIA: Vinnies 2021 CEO Sleepout will bring awareness to homelessness AUSTRALIA: St. Stanislaus College students provide…

04-29-2021 Letter from Our Servant Leaders 275 287 SVDP USA

04-29-2021 Letter from Our Servant Leaders

We all learned something this past pandemic year. Individuals learned how much they can stand their family members in the house for long periods of time. They memorized the pizza carryout phone number. And they realized how much we miss airplanes, meetings with real, live people and the concept of breaking bread together – without…

New Conference With Special Tie to St. Gianna Beretta Molla 680 583 SVDP USA

New Conference With Special Tie to St. Gianna Beretta Molla

St. Gianna Molla Parish was erected by Denver Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila in 2018. Fr. Jason Wunsch, who was the Parochial Vicar at Ascension Parish, was appointed as pastor of the new parish. Fr. Wunsch and Archbishop Aquila are pictured here with Gianna Emanuela Molla, St. Gianna Molla’s daughter, at her mother’s grave in Mesero,…

Contemplation: God’s Gift, Wrapped in Humility 940 788 SVDP USA

Contemplation: God’s Gift, Wrapped in Humility

Have you ever seen somebody, puffed up with himself, stride into a room, clearly expecting to be the center of attention? Sometimes we hear people mutter, “He thinks he’s God’s gift to us…” It’s a shame that this expression is used as a derisive commentary on personal vanity, because, when you think about it, aren’t…

04-22-2021 News Roundup 1200 1200 SVDP USA

04-22-2021 News Roundup

Through the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Vincentians across the United States and around the world are finding spiritual growth by providing person-to-person service to those who are needy and suffering. Read some of their stories here: INTERNATIONAL AUSTRALIA: Hybrid CEO sleepout brings homelessness back into view AUSTRALIA: Struggling renters told to leave Sunshine…

04-22-2021 Letter From Our Servant Leaders 600 685 SVDP USA

04-22-2021 Letter From Our Servant Leaders

We are in the liturgical season of Easter.  We have come through 40 days of Lent, ending in Holy Week with the observance of Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter. During this past month, I have been pondering the intersection of our liturgical celebrations with what is going on in the world and what is…

Friends of the Poor Walk
Friends of the Poor Walk/Run: A Step Towards Eliminating Poverty 800 533 SVDP USA

Friends of the Poor Walk/Run: A Step Towards Eliminating Poverty

Now in its 14th year, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul’s Friends of the Poor® Walk/Run is an annual event that provides local Vincentian Conferences and Councils with an opportunity to raise funds and awareness to support neighbors in need. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, September 25, 2021. The nationwide event…

CARS donation
Donate Your Vehicle to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul 2560 1707 SVDP USA

Donate Your Vehicle to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul

Do you have a vehicle you no longer need that’s taking up space in your garage or driveway? Consider donating it to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul! Your vehicle donation helps fund local programs that will help the Society of St. Vincent de Paul serve local neighbors in need. These programs can include…

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