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From Sister Noreen – April 2021 1000 1000 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

From Sister Noreen – April 2021

Could the RULE of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul be rewritten just from observing your Conference? This is a question posed in the Handbook for Spiritual Advisors and a good question to ponder. This is even a good…

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188 Years Ago in Paris 1200 800 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

188 Years Ago in Paris

One hundred eighty-eight years ago in Paris in 1833 the Society of St. Vincent de Paul is created by 7 college students; 176 years ago in 1845 in St. Louis, MO. the first Conference is established in the United States(sixteen…

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An Update from Nancy – April 2021 1000 1100 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

An Update from Nancy – April 2021

Dear Vincentians, After one year, our conferences are still holding strong, operating a bit differently than in the past, yet reaching out to neighbors in need. The number of calls is less, but the need for food has increased significantly. …

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From Sister Noreen – January 2021 1000 1000 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

From Sister Noreen – January 2021

Throughout December our liturgies and our personal prayer pleaded for the coming of God among us: “Come Lord Jesus!” In this post Christmastime, we ponder the meaning of Jesus’ baptism by John when Jesus hears the prophetic call of His…

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From the CEO – January 2021 1000 1100 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

From the CEO – January 2021

Dear Sister and Brother Vincentians, Peace be with you. I hope that you and your family has had a healthy, happy, and blessed Christmas season.  Despite the challenges, I hope that you chose to keep goodness in the Christmas season…

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An Update from Nancy – January 2021 1000 1100 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

An Update from Nancy – January 2021

Over the past month or so, many Conferences have found a way to make the holidays brighter for their neighbors in need. Food distribution, gift cards/ presents and kindness and love are all examples of the outpouring of giving to…

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From Sister Noreen – December 2020 1000 1000 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

From Sister Noreen – December 2020

Pay attention! Wake up! Be on alert! God is with us! Our Christian vocation and our Vincentian vocation challenge us to be attentive to God’s abiding presence. Advent is meant to grow that awareness in us. To see and to…

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From the CEO – December 2020 1000 1100 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

From the CEO – December 2020

Dear Sister and Brother Vincentians: Peace be with you. Holiday season 2020 has arrived! We just celebrated Thanksgiving. It came in the wake of devastating natural disasters, contentious elections, an unstable economy, and, of course, a relentlessly brutal pandemic. Perhaps…

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An Update from Nancy – December 2020 1000 1100 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

An Update from Nancy – December 2020

Dear Vincentians, The Holidays are upon us.  The expectation for how we celebrate them is far different than anything considered normal by any of us. Some families will gather together in small groups, others will visit via Zoom.  Our shopping…

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From Sister Noreen – November 2020 1000 1000 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

From Sister Noreen – November 2020

Growing Forward… Who would ever have thought that we would still be in a pandemic ‘shut-out’ mode after eight long months?  Thankfully, our Detroit Conference Support Coordinator, and generous Vincentian volunteers created a way for us to learn and grow…

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