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

From Sister Noreen – September 2020

Vincentians know well the teaching given by Jesus in the gospel proclaimed in our liturgy this coming Sunday, September 6. It is part of the Opening Prayer in our Vincentian meetings: “Where two or three are gathered together in my name,…

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DTE Donates $1M to Improve Access to Sustainable Energy Assistance Services 1000 1000 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

DTE Donates $1M to Improve Access to Sustainable Energy Assistance Services

St. Vincent de Paul – Detroit was awarded a $1M donation by DTE Energy to improve access to sustainable energy assistance services.  This restricted donation can be leveraged against MEAP funds to provide additional money and flexibility for households above…

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

From the CEO – September 2020

Dear Sister and Brother Vincentians, Peace be with you. I pray daily that each of you, my family and friends, our talented, dedicated staff, and all those who support our organization and mission remain safe and do as well as possible during…

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

An Update from Nancy – September 2020

Dear Vincentians, We are still waiting for the onslaught of calls to our help lines from those neighbors facing eviction and utility shutoffs. Federal dollars have come through to assist those in need and primarily given to Social services groups,…

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A Letter From Your Servant Leaders: What This Moment Means to Me… 695 695 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

A Letter From Your Servant Leaders: What This Moment Means to Me…

These are difficult times for our neighborhoods, cities, nation, and the world at large. I have felt and continue to feel exhausted, while at the same time extremely energized. As a person of color, I cannot aptly put into words…

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

An Update from Nancy – August 2020

At this point in time, I was hoping to write about life with less worry and anxiety, more daily activity from a Vincentian perspective and the opportunity to spend time with my family. However, I’m still reflecting on life during…

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

From Sister Noreen – August 2020

Vincentian Friends, Five months into the pandemic of the COVID-19 Virus, we are experiencing the truth that “life has changed, not ended!”  That phrase, often used in our Catholic funeral rites, has special meaning even for us who live and…

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This Might Just Be an Opportunity 1000 1000 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

This Might Just Be an Opportunity

This Just Might be an Opportunity…. We have been through some pretty rough times lately. We have seen the worst in some people’s behavior and we have seen the best to the very best in others. We have seen folks…

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

From the CEO – August 2020

Dear Sister & Brother Vincentians: Peace be with you. I hope that you continue to remain safe and are doing as well as possible during these days of considerable uncertainty. My prayers are with you. Last month, I wrote about…

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SVdPD Special Works Update – July 2020 1000 1000 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

SVdPD Special Works Update – July 2020

We knew something was going to happen.  The news from New York state was not good.  The COVID19 pandemic had brought that state to a halt, and at our pantry, we started to plan for our continued operation.  On March…

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