On 19 November - World Day of the Poor – Vincentians heeded the call to reach out to their less privileged neighbours and ensure that everyone had something to eat.
View the video of the entire ceremony for the commissioning of the new National President of SSVP in South Africa.
It was an answer to prayer, a time of resting in God, allowing God to lead me, experiencing the mercy of God, strengthening of and learning more about my faith – filling up my cup.
Soweto district conferences came together to offer a fitting farewell to our outgoing National President, Br Peter Keshwar, who has been at the helm of the organisation for the past six years.
Juan Manuel Buergo Gómez has been elected as the 17th President General of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul (SSVP), succeeding Renato Lima de Oliveira. His inauguration is scheduled for September in Paris, coinciding with the feast of Blessed Antoine Frédéric Ozanam. The...
On 21 July 2023, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SSVP) enthusiastically celebrates the 184th Anniversary of the founding of the Council General International (CGI), the body in charge of overseeing standards across all countries to preserve unity in our Institution.
On Sunday, 23 April at 3:30 pm (Paris time), a Holy Mass of Thanksgiving will be celebrated for the 190th anniversary of the foundation of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul and the 210th anniversary of the birth of Blessed Antoine-Frederic Ozanam.
On 26 March, a special ceremony was held to mark the retirement of long-standing SSVP servant, George Newman. After 44 years' dedicated service, 'Uncle' George took the decision to stand down for health reasons.
The theme of this year’s World Day of the Poor was, “For your sakes, Christ became poor.” What a wonderful reminder to us all that we need to stop living money-centred lives and concentrate on what’s really important.
Congratulations Orange River CC on the celebration of your 60th year in action, as well as to the PE St Anthony’s Conference, which celebrated 35 years.