Combined Gauteng Festival

Society of Saint Vincent de Paul will be hosting a Combined Gauteng Festival in Commemoration of Celebrating 400 Years of Vincentian Charism 1617 – 2017.

We call all Vincentian Members in Gauteng to join us in this Jubilee Celebration of 400 years of Vincentian Charism as we build up towards our International Symposium to be held in Rome 12 – 15 October 2017.

Venue: Holy Trinity Catholic Church – Midrand
Address: 62 President Road, President Park AH, Midrand, 1685
Date: Saturday, 30 September 2017
Time: 09h00 – 16h00
Transport: Buses will be available. Please contact your Conference President for details

Wilson Letswalo – Gauteng North 079 413 8227 /
Jerome Soobrayan – Gauteng North 072 019 0235 /
Bheki Masondo – Gauteng East 072 710 4186 /
Fritha Hennessy – Gauteng South 083 380 8179 /
Joan Zaayman – National Office 011 673 3204 /

There will be special Tee-Shirts (400 year Commemoration logo) for sale and many other Vincentian items (Key rings, caps, string bags, aprons, flags etc.). These items will also be available for sale at our National Council meeting in October 2017.

All Gauteng Conference are invited to enter the Collage/Poster Competition which should be displayed at the combined Gauteng Festival. Click here for more information.

Members are encouraged to pray the Novena in preparation for the feast day of St. Vincent de Paul by beginning on September 18 and ending September 26. The feast day follows on September 27. The novena can be started anytime that one wishes to reflect on the teachings of the Saint. Click here to view the Novena.

We encourage other Vincentians to also arrange a festival in Commemoration of Celebrating 400 Years of Vincentian Charism 1617 – 2017.

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