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The Voice

of the Conferences and Council, St. Vincent de Paul Society, Diocese of Columbus, Ohio


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Welcome to the Society of St. Vincent dePaul of the Diocese of Columbus, Ohio.


Vincentian Bulletin Board

The generous end-of-the-year donations toThe Diocesan Council Emergency Fund are sincerely appreciated. They are so helpful. Unfortunately, needs remain. Generous donations, large or small, are needed for this crucial emergency fund.

Go to Columbus Voice of the Poor for information about a microloan program for the poor and to build a fund to back these loans to help the local poor avoid predatory lenders.

SAVE THE DATEs:


Sunday, Day of Recollection, Sunday, August 18, 2019 from 9 am to 3:30 pm at the Martin de Porres Center of the Dominican Sisters of Pease Campus on Airport Drive. The theme for the day is "Stewardship of Self-Care" facilitated by Andrea Pannell of the Diocesan Development office. Registration is now open by contacting Pat Summers at 614-221-3554 or psummers@columbuscatholic.org. Cost is $15/person to cover continental breakfast and lunch. The day concludes with mass at 2:30 pm in the Motherhouse Chapel.

Saturday, September 28, Friends of the Poor Walk, DeSales HS 9:00 AM.Our honorary chair this year will be Phil DeVol, co-author of Bridges Out of Poverty and author of Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin'-By World. Please start registering walkers and runners and begin soliciting sponsors and donations. The link to register walkers (1-mile, 4-laps around the track), designate your beneficiary and make online donations is https://www.fopwalk.org/walkerregistration/?eventid=2329. Here you can select your beneficiary and register to walk. There is no fee to register.

September 28, 5K. The 5K Run/Walk is new to the event this year. Registration is at https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Columbus/FriendsofthePoorWalkRunDesalesHS. The 5K Course starts and ends on the FDS track with a loop through the adjoining neighborhood. It will be a timed event with prizes for the top 3 male finishers, top 3 female finishers, and top male and female age group finishers. There is a registration fee for the 5K ($15/19 and under; 20+: $30 through 7/31, $35 til 9/28 and $40 on 9/28). Registration fees will benefit the ministries of the Diocesan Council.


Monday, December 2, Bishop's Recognition Mass & dinner, 6PM, St. Joseph Cathedral (tentative)

Downloads, reports & some crucial Vincentian links

Download July 2019 Plans for Thrift Store and Call for Volunteers

Download July Thrift Store Church bulletin poster.

Download List of 2019 conference presidents

Download National SVdP Strategic Plan

Download Summer 2018 VOICE Final Issue.

Download Current National SVdP stance on immigration and call to action.

Special Vincentian links

New Columbus Thrift Store links: Website Thrift Store and Facebook page: Thrift Store's Facebook .

Vist the VOAN The Vincentian Ohio Action Network website to learn about and to participate in Vincentian programs for Systemic Change.

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If you are visiting because you have a need with which we might help, please contact us immediately by phone: 614-221-3554
By email contact:
Diocese SVDP Office

If you have furniture or appliances to donate, contact Heather Swiger swiger@columbuscatholic.org or call 614-241-2569.

If you wish to discuss making a donation,including old cars and trucks,
Please phone: 614-221-3554. To make a car donation directly through the National SVdP click Car Donation or Car Donations on upper left column of any page. For more information:
Email:
Diocese SVDP Office

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