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

An Update from Nancy – May 2020

Dear fellow Vincentians, The past month has presented difficulties for all. Some see us as suffering, some are.  Some have died, way too many.  We are staying home, seeing the horror of the virus through media eyes, unless it has…

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

From Sister Noreen – May 2020

It has been too long since we’ve been together! Life is definitely not ‘as usual.’ Putting into action St. Vincent de Paul’s maxim that “love is creative unto infinity” Vincentians are still creating ways to feed the hungry and to…

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

From the CEO – May 2020

Dear Sister & Brother Vincentians, Peace be with you. I hope and trust that each of you had a safe, enjoyable, and blessed Easter. I imagine that this Easter Week witnessed each of us being more reflective than in past…

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

From the CEO – April 2020

Dear Sister & Brother Vincentians, Peace be with you. To date, this year’s Lenten pilgrimage has been particularly challenging; and it appears very unlikely that we will return to normal anytime soon*. The corona virus pandemic and how it has…

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

An Update from Nancy – April 2020

Dear Fellow Vincentians, This article is written on March 23, 2020.  As information is time sensitive, please consider the date if there are more changes by date of publishing. The World has stopped as we have known it. We are…

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

Conference Connection – Spiritual Connection

In a conversation with his pastor, a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society asked, “Father, where are the ‘good’ poor?” The pastor was shocked that a Vincentian would even ask this question, and I don’t know how the…

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

An Update from Nancy – March 2020

Dear Vincentians, In the past few months, I’ve attended some of the District Council Meetings to learn about the various ways Vincentians help our Neighbors and the differences and similarities among Districts. My plan is to attend all of the…

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

From the CEO – March 2020

Dear Sister & Brother Vincentians, Peace be with you. I hope that you are successfully getting through another Michigan Winter. Our Council serves hundreds of thousands of people a year. We run a business with an eight figure annual operating…

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

An Update from Nancy – February 2020

Dear Fellow Vincentians, It’s February, it’s cold, and it seems like a long way to go for the arrival of Spring and warm weather. For those of us who remain in Michigan rather than going South for warmth, we may…

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

From the CEO – February 2020

Dear Sister and Brother Vincentians: Peace be with you.  Last year was another incredibly busy and successful year! Before setting sights on 2020, which, if we pull together, promises to be an even better year, I offer the following review…

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