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  Society of Saint Vincent de Paul - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul is an international organization of Roman Catholic lay men and women of all ages, whose primary mission is to help the poor and less fortunate.
The Society took Saint Vincent de Paul as its patron under the influence of Sister Rosalie Rendu, DC (Daughter of Charity).
Sister Rosalie (who was beatified in 2004 by Pope John Paul II) was a member of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, a group of religious women who take vows to serve the poor and those in need, founded by St. Vincent de Paul and St.
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 Vincent de Paul - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saint Vincent de Paul (April 24, 1576 – September 27, 1660) was born at Pouy, Landes, Gascony, France to a peasant family.
Vincent de Paul was ordained in 1600, remaining in Toulouse until he went to Marseille for an inheritance.
On August 13, 1729, Vincent was declared Blessed by Benedict XIII, and canonized by Clement XII on June 16, 1737.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Vincent_de_Paul   (758 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Society of Saint Vincent de Paul
It is plainly evident from this that the society is given the widest latitude in the selection of the works in which the members may engage and in examining the reports of the various superior councils one marvels at the wonderful array of charitable activities which are therein portrayed.
By Briefs of Popes Gregory XVI, Pius IX, and Leo XIII numerous indulgences are granted to the society, its benefactors, to the poor assisted by it, and to the fathers, mothers, and wives of the members.
The rules of the society require that minutes of all meetings be kept carefully and that the reasons for all relief accorded be stated; the conference members in charge of a family are required to study the condition of the family and to give the reasons for the decision leading them to ask relief.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13389a.htm   (1868 words)

  
 Saint Agnes Parish - St. Vincent dePaul Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Later the group chose Saint Vincent de Paul, patron saint of the poor, to be the Society's patron.
The Society spread rapidly throughout the world and in 1835 was officially named, the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul.
The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul is an international Catholic organization of lay men and women who seek, in a spirit of justice and charity and by a person-to-person involvement, to help those in need.
stagnes.dio.org /parish_stvincent_dePaul.htm   (623 words)

  
 Saint Vincent de Paul
The Saint Peter's conference of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul was officially established (aggregated) on the 10 of June 1978.
The Society may be contacted through the Parish Office - 10 Maple Street, Dartmouth, N. The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul figures prominently among those apostolic institutions which owe their beginnings to the free decisions of lay people.
Because the vocation of the Society is to give first priority to those who suffer from loneliness or abandonment, the Society has always been attentive to old people, as well as to the sick and to the handicapped, extending comfort and friendship to them, and expressing solidarity with them.
www.chebucto.ns.ca /Religion/StPeters/vincentdp.html   (1122 words)

  
 St Vincent de Paul Society
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, one of the oldest charitable social and humanitarian organizations, is seen today as a huge international movement of the apostolate of charity and social action.
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, therefore, with all its available human and material resources, and in close collaboration with public bodies and local groups, shares in the common effort to remedy the causes of these social evils and to bring about development in the institutional structures.
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul was officially recognized by Church authorities in Gregory XVI's briefs of 10 January and 12 August 1845 and has been confirmed by succeeding popes.
www.vincenter.org /tree/svdp/about.html   (2447 words)

  
 Sacred Heart Parish - ST. VINCENT. DE PAUL SOCIETY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Frederic Ozanam founder of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul was born on April 17, 1813.
Vincent de Paul was born in France in 1576.
Vincent de Paul died in 1660 in France.
www.sacredheartfla.org /ministries/stvincent.shtml   (704 words)

  
 The Reverend Fabian W. Bruskewitz ~ June 12, 1999
The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul owes its origin, as you perhaps know, to one of the most remarkable and exceptional Catholic lay men of the last century.
This is obviously the embryonic form of the society of Saint Vincent de Paul.
Saint Francis of Assisi puts it, "It is in giving that we receive; it is in pardoning that we are pardoned; it is in dying that we are born to eternal life" particularly, when we seek not "so much to be loved, as to love."
www.svdplincoln.com /bishop-speech.html   (1826 words)

  
 Saint Paul Catholic Parish- Saint Vincent de Paul Society
Saint Paul Catholic Parish- Saint Vincent de Paul Society
The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul is an international Catholic Organization of lay persons who have a commitment to compassion.
The work of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul is the Gospel message in action: I was hungry, I was thirsty, I was a stranger, I was naked, I was sick, I was in prison…and you cared.
stpaul.ptdiocese.org /ministries/stvincent.html   (172 words)

  
 Saint Vincent de Paul Society! at Saint Louis the King
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul was founded in 1833 by Frederic Ozanam, a 20 year old student of Sorbonne University in Paris, France.
By 1852 the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul could boast 2000 conferences, 500 of which were not in France.
Such is the heroic foundation of the Saint Vincent de Paul Society at Saint Louis the King Catholic Church in Marquette, Michigan.
freedom.up.net /~jolove/Worship_Folder/Saint_Louis_Folder/Vincent_dePaul_Folder/depaul.html   (838 words)

  
 SJF Social Justice Committee-Saint Vincent de Paul Ministry
Saint Jane Frances Parish participates in the Saint Vincent de Paul Ministry.
The Society, through the Parish, assists the poor by collecting usable canned goods, groceries, baby products and personal items which are then distributed as food baskets.
A Saint Vincent de Paul clothing depository is located on the Saint Jane School parking lot near the Parish Chapel.
www.stjane.org /sjc/sjc-svdp.htm   (235 words)

  
 MISION
The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul is first of all a place for gathering and reflecting.
The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, in the diversity of its "Conferences", enables each one to listen to the Other, caring for his needs and expectations.
The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, true to the founding spirit that leads it, is an actor of progress and attention.
www.ozanet.org /datos/mision_en.htm   (384 words)

  
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The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, is seen today as a huge international movement of the apostate of charity and social action.
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul was officially recognised by Church authorities in Gregory XVI's briefs of 10 January and 12 August 1845, and has been confirmed by succeeding popes.
Vincent's is not a cure all, but is rich in person-power: Men and women who know the local conditions and who seek, together with others possessing greater means, to apply the most effective solutions to the needs of the poor and suffering, not by words, by acts.
www.rc.net /standed/sacredheart/svp.html   (4203 words)

  
 St. Vincent De Paul Society UCC Frederic Ozanam page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul was established by Frederic Ozanam who lived a short & passionate life during one of the most tumultuous periods in Europe's history.
By 1835, the society had its own official rule and a new official name: The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul.
The society's work has since spread around the world, but almost 170 years later, it has not forgotten that it owes its origin to the powerful impulse of an inspired young student.
www.ucc.ie /students/socs/vdp/about/ozanam.html   (164 words)

  
 SOCIETY OF SAINT
The Society worked through the construction and the direction of the scholar establishments to facilitate to the underprivileged youths or orphans the access to the culture by contributing to provide them a teaching of quality.
The Society is associated with the lazarists Fathers and the daughters of the Charity to the development of this School.
Similarly to the Society everywhere it traditionally assisted families in the need, visited patients and prisoners and attended to the formation and the instruction of the youth.
www.opuslibani.org.lb /movementapostolic/14/historyenglish.htm   (619 words)

  
 Society of St. Vincent De Paul - Home
St. Vincent de Paul is celebrating 60 years of service to the community.
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul has opened a new thrift store in South Central Phoenix to provide area residents with an affordable place to purchase clothing, household goods, furniture, and other items.
Men’s jeans and shoes, backpacks, toothpaste and deodorant are needed by the Society of St. Vincent de Paul to assist the homeless.
www.stvincentdepaul.net   (722 words)

  
 Bismarck Tribune Online - Bismarck, ND
In North Dakota, a first-time recipient of federal dollars is the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul in Grand Forks.
The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul was birthed after the devastating 1997 flood, which destroyed many basement food pantries.
In December 2001, the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul received a $110,000 HUD grant to help pay for half the purchase price and renovation costs of the duplex, which opened in late January.
www.bismarcktribune.com /30dayarchives/4-24-2004/nws01.html   (819 words)

  
 Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul: Frederic Ozanam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
During a time of revolution, in society and in the Church, Ozanam and his fellow student friends decided to have Conferences of Literature, History and Philosophy (discussions and debates).
In 1833 Frederic, Monsieur Bailly and a group of five student friends founded what was later to be called the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, under the patronage of Vincent de Paul.
The characteristic style of service of the Society’s Conferences is home visiting, direct relationship with those who suffer.
www.filles-de-la-charite.org /en/frederic_ozanam.html   (527 words)

  
 St Vincent de Paul Society Australia
The St Vincent de Paul Society's 40,000 members and volunteers work hard to assist people in need and combat social injustice across Australia.
Members of the Society are people who live out their faith in action by visiting people in their homes to provide support, friendship and material assistance.
The Society has also developed many Special Works that include hostels for the homeless, facilities for the aged and assistance for families in need.
www.vinnies.org.au   (218 words)

  
 Saint Vincent de Paul - Boston - Serving Those In Need
Inspired by Gospel values, the SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT de PAUL, a Catholic lay organization, leads women and men to join together to grow spiritually by offering person-to-person services to the needy and suffering, in the tradition of its founder, Blessed Frederic Ozanam, and patron, St. Vincent de Paul.
Vincentians are united in an international society of charity by their spirit of poverty, humility and sharing, which is nourished by prayer and reflection, mutually supportive gatherings and adherence to a basic Rule.
The Society collaborates with other people of good will in relieving need and addressing its causes, making no distinction in those served, because in them Vincentians see the face of Christ.
svdpboston.com   (245 words)

  
 Society of St. Vincent de Paul > Home
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul has accepted a donation from the chief financial officer of a major food preparation and packaging company of a vehicle containing a large commercial-grade kitchen (suitable for the provision of mass care in disasters).
Inspired by Gospel values, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, a Catholic lay organization, leads women and men to join together to grow spiritually by offering person-to-person service to those who are needy and suffering in the tradition of its founder, Blessed Frédéric Ozanam, and patron, St. Vincent de Paul.
We are part of an international society of friends united by a spirit of poverty, humility, and sharing, which is nourished by prayer and reflection, mutually supportive gatherings, and adherence to a basic Rule.
www.svdpusa.org   (1332 words)

  
 Saint Vincent de Paul   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Central Council of the St. Vincent de Paul Society, of which St. George's Conference is a member, recently made a $50,000 grant to the Mathew 25 Program to renovate a house, which will be subsequently rented to low income families at a reasonable rate.
The funds, which enabled the Society to make this grant, came from private donations to the Society as well as from the recycling program that the Central Council operates.
Many of the items that are in good condition are distributed to those in need by the Society; some are sold for a low price at the Thrift Shop and some are sold to foreign countries.
www.saintgeo.com /saint_vincent_de_paul.htm   (405 words)

  
 Society of St. Vincent de Paul - St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Austin, TX   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Society of St. Vincent de Paul - St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Austin, TX Society of St. Vincent de Paul
You will find that being a member of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul gives you an opportunity to grow spiritually by putting your faith into action.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul - What It Is...
svdpparish.com /svdpsoc.htm   (376 words)

  
 Society of Saint Vincent de Paul
When he died in 1853, the society he had founded twenty years earlier, was established in France, Ireland, England, The United States, Mexico, and Canada.
St. Vincent De Paul was chosen as the patron and the Society was named after him.
A visit is made to the home by two of our members once a family contacts their Parish Office or Central Phone Line for the Society (Burlington) and help is provided in the form of food (food vouchers) and other necessities (e.g., clothing and sometimes furniture).
www.ssvphaltonpc.org   (330 words)

  
 Society of St. Vincent de Paul   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Alameda County is a nonprofit organization that exists to meet the needs of homeless and economically disadvantaged people.
Last year, St. Vincent de Paul of Alameda County served more than 100,000 people in the community, offering assistance in the form of free hot meals, clothing distribution and access to health care.
Copyright © 2006 All contents of this webpage are the sole property of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Alameda County, used with permission.
www.svdp-alameda.org   (179 words)

  
 Society of Saint Vincent de Paul.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Honduras Interfaith Ministries or HIM is one of thirteen ministries provided by the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul-Altoona-Johnstown Diocese.
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP) is an international Catholic organization of laypersons, founded in l833 by Frederic Ozanam.
The Society modeled its service to the poor from the patronage of St. Vincent de Paul.
www.geocities.com /kofc366/knight34.html   (274 words)

  
 Patron Saint Vincent de Paul   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
For St. Vincent de Paul, becoming a priest meant escaping his family’s poverty into a life of clerical ease.
He organized groups of lay people for charitable work, and a society of priests who would train the clergy as well as do missionary work in rural areas.
With great insight he said, "The poor will forgive you for giving them bread, only because of your love." The poor were no less human than the aristocrats at Versailles, and their feelings were every bit as important.
web.tampabay.rr.com /robbsweb/svdpsp/patron.htm   (270 words)

  
 St. Vincent de Paul Society - Atlanta Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Four metro Atlanta Catholic high schools recently met in competition at the First Annual Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory Invitational Track Meet, which was sponsored by the St. Vincent de Paul Society.
The St. Vincent de Paul Society is a nonprofit, volunteer member organization devoted to helping people in need.
The Internal Revenue Service classifies the St. Vincent de Paul Society as a 501(c) (3) charitable organization.
www.svdpatl.org   (206 words)

  
 FAMVIN - The Worldwide Vincentian Family - SSVDP 'Save the elderly from loneliness'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Public National Day of the St. Vincent de Paul Society in Italy - 2002: "Save the elderly from loneliness" is the message on the full-sized billboards.
The announced theme 'Save the elderly from loneliness' is the topic, which has been developed by the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul in Italy for the year 2002.
During a meeting with the Daughters of Charity, Vincent communicates to them that he has spoken with Mademoiselle de Fouquet and asked her to speak with her son who is Bishop in Adge, about the possibility of opening an Internal Seminary for the Daughters in his Diocese.
www.famvin.org /en/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=2204   (361 words)

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