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SVdP National Council Welcomes Program Manager, Poverty Programs 1080 1080 SVDP USA

SVdP National Council Welcomes Program Manager, Poverty Programs

The National Council of the United States Society of St. Vincent de Paul is excited to welcome the new Program Manager, Poverty Programs, Rebecca Kazdoy. Rebecca will be working collaboratively with local staff, Vincentian volunteers, leaders, and leadership of other national Catholic organizations to to enhance and expand the Society’s Systemic Change programming. Rebecca grew…

Our Faith in Action Returns for Second Season 1080 1080 SVDP USA

Our Faith in Action Returns for Second Season

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is excited to announce the premiere of season 2 of “Our Faith in Action: Today’s Society of St. Vincent de Paul” with a special one-week event on EWTN Global Catholic Network beginning on November 28 at 5:30 PM Eastern/4:30 PM Central. Five episodes will air over five nights.…

11-3-2022 A Letter From Our Servant Leaders 1080 1080 SVDP USA

11-3-2022 A Letter From Our Servant Leaders

Dear Vincentian Friends, I have spoken and written frequently this year about the need to build our capacity to serve. The first focus area of our Strategic Plan is to “Expand and Strengthen our Network of Friends,” with an underlying goal to “Strengthen organizational capacity at Council and Conference levels.” Our service to people in…

Contemplation — Something of the Glory of God 940 788 SVDP USA

Contemplation — Something of the Glory of God

Our Rule tells us that our “journey together towards holiness” is made primarily in four ways: visiting the poor, attending our Conference meetings, praying, individually and communally, and transforming our concern into action. [Rule, Part I, 2.2] Our visits to the poor are the central and founding activity of the Society; the activity that defines…

SVdP News Roundup October 22 – October 28 3600 3600 SVDP USA

SVdP News Roundup October 22 – October 28

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: Vinnies marks centenary with treasure hunt CANADA: Etobicoke church holding ‘Bundle Up’ weekend to collect used clothing and other items…

A Week in Prayers October 24 – October 28 1080 1080 SVDP USA

A Week in Prayers October 24 – October 28

Monday, October 24 Lord Jesus, make me small, Make me the least Make me the last Make me the servant Make me the one who follows Let me be Your disciple. Amen Tuesday, October 25 Lord bless my small works of charity, So that they may be like the seed Whose roots are planted firmly…

10-27-2022 A Letter from Our Servant Leaders 1080 1080 SVDP USA

10-27-2022 A Letter from Our Servant Leaders

We often take modern conveniences for granted. How life has changed from just a century ago in the United States with air travel, television, the microwave oven, the computer, and the Internet. Some of it has even been good! Let’s look back further to 400 years and to Paris, France. We see none of the…

Stores Corner — How To Use Facebook To Your Advantage 1200 628 SVDP USA

Stores Corner — How To Use Facebook To Your Advantage

By: John Thelen Mideast Region, Council of Lansing, MI Our St. Vincent de Paul Store’s Facebook Page is used as an informational tool to educate and inform followers about our mission and how our store helps us to achieve our mission. To increase our followers, we’ve posted signs throughout our store, (dressing rooms, restrooms, donation…

Contemplation — Enough 940 788 SVDP USA

Contemplation — Enough

We are called to see the face of Christ in those we serve. In imagining His face, it is easy to imagine the peaceful face portrayed in so many great works of art over the years, or the glorified Christ, or even Christ crucified on a clean cross at the front of our churches. Which…

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