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An Update from Nancy – October 2019 1000 1000 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

An Update from Nancy – October 2019

As the newly elected Archdiocesan Council President, I extend a huge HELLO to all of you. Our Council is 145 conferences strong.  What an amazing number of Vincentians serving our neighbors in need.  I am so lucky to have this…

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Camp Update 1000 1000 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

Camp Update

Dear Vincentian Camp Contact/Enroller/Conference President, Hello!  As we close out our 96th summer we truly appreciate your continued support of our camping program.  We are very grateful for all that you do and know we couldn’t do it without you!…

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Conference Connection – Growing Pains 1000 1000 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

Conference Connection – Growing Pains

At a time when the beautiful colors of Autumn show us nature’s radiance before the changes of “letting go”, we Vincentians begin a new fiscal year and other new ventures that could bring some “growing plains!”  That’s a good thing!…

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An Update from Therese – September 2019 400 400 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

An Update from Therese – September 2019

Dear Fellow Vincentians, This will be my final Conference Connection article as we transition into our new leadership. As you may be aware, during the August 12, Board of Trustees Meeting, Nancy Szlezygier was elected the new president of the…

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Michigan Energy Assistance Program (MEAP) – September 2019 1000 1000 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

Michigan Energy Assistance Program (MEAP) – September 2019

We have some MEAP funds remaining so you can continue to send in applications through September 6. As we prepare for 2020 suggestions for improvement are always welcome – please either call or email me. The 2020 MEAP Grant Proposal…

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Conference Connection – Spiritual Reflection 1000 1000 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

Conference Connection – Spiritual Reflection

Friends, this month we publish a spiritual reflection from longtime Vincentian, Catherine Bradford, who recently shared this with our Spirituality Group. Perhaps read it with your Conference and have your members reflect and pray on what this means to them.…

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From the CEO – August 2019 1000 1000 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

From the CEO – August 2019

Dear Sister and Brother Vincentians, Peace be with you. I hope and trust that you have had a safe and enjoyable summer. Hard to believe that Labor Day is straight ahead! I. Introduction This month I had the privilege of…

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Camp Ozanam – Annual Vincentian Day 1000 1000 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

Camp Ozanam – Annual Vincentian Day

Camp alumni and Vincentians along with their families gathered at Camp Ozanam on July 13th for the Annual Vincentian Day. It was a perfect day for family and friends to gather at camp to meet our campers, tour the facility,…

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Conference Connection Retail Edition August 1000 1000 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

Conference Connection Retail Edition August

Hello Vincentians and happy summer! I hope that everyone is having a blessed fun summer and enjoying all our beautiful state has to offer. I know many of you have reached out in regards to the concerns you have had…

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Retail Conference Connection – July 2019 320 240 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

Retail Conference Connection – July 2019

It was a busy week for the retail team as we kicked off our first Kaizen event at the Dixie Highway store. The group had a great challenge on our hands as we were aiming to completely clean out our…

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