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


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This is the page for announcements to Vincentians about up-coming events, special appeals, etc.. The most recent announcements are posted first.The right column on this page links to announcements on the list. Announcements of deaths are kept on the list for several months to remind us to keep deceased fellow Vincentians, family and friends in our prayers

Read synopsis of August 25, 2013 Day of Recollection

November 6, 2009: Death of Tom Sparks & Dec. 2 Memorial Mass

Tom Sparks, son of Bill Sparks, died at age 33 in Los Angeles. Remember this young man in your prayers.

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Death of Monsignor Corcoran,

Msgr. Lawrence Corcoran passed away in his sleep on, August 31, 2009. He had been a resident of The Villas at St. Therese for the past several months since living at the Holy Cross Parish Rectory for many years.

Msgr. Corcoran was the "Father" of The Society of St. Vincent de Paul in the Columbus Diocese since the early 1950's when Bishop Ready asked that he get the Society started here. As our Spiritual Advisor over the years he has guided us as we expanded the number of conferences in our Parishes and began St. Lawrence Haven, The Saturday Morning Food Program, and The Clothing Distribution Center.

His funeral was Saturday, September 5, at 10:00 am at Holy Cross Church at 5th and Rich Streets in Columbus.

May his soul rest in peace as we reflect his leadership and teachings in the work that we do as Vincentians.

Blessings,
Bill Sparks
Diocesan Council President
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul

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August 12, 2009: Death of Bill Wisse

Bill Wisse was a past SVDP Diocesan Council President, and oversaw the Katrina Twinning Project. He was a member of St. Catherine Conference. There was a funeral mass on Friday, August 14, at 10 AM.
Please keep Bill and his family in your prayers. From: Bill Sparks

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