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

From Sister Noreen – July 2020

On a recent summer morning as I was preparing to go on an errand of mercy, I found myself addressing God in the words that Jesus said to Peter when Peter couldn’t stay awake and pray with Him the night…

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

An Update from Nancy – July 2020

Dear fellow Vincentians, A PROGRESS NOTE The Pandemic is still with us for who knows how long.  As numbers change by region, States across the country are shifting into reopening stages, with varied results from state to state. We as…

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

From the CEO – July 2020

Dear Sister & Brother Vincentians, Peace be with you. I hope that you remain safe and are doing as well as possible during this dreadful health crisis. Heartfelt thanks to those who, like our staff, remain active helping others during this…

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Coronavirus Pandemic at Matchan Nutrition Center 1000 1000 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

Coronavirus Pandemic at Matchan Nutrition Center

Matchan Nutrition Center normally serves hot nutritious meals cooked from scratch. Meals include a meat dish, one or two vegetables, bread, salad, dessert and a beverage. On Thursday March 12th, everything changed. Instead of hot meals, it began preparing bag…

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