The More Things Change the More They are The Same
June 1, 2015
Just like attending the yearly National AGA
I have heard many Vincentians speak fondly of Pope Francis. Our members comment on his genuine concern for the poor and the marginalized. They speak of how pleased they are that he has translated concern into action.
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Earthquake in Napal and Cyclone in Vanuatu
May 2, 2015
Please read the following appeal from the International Council; the people of Nepal could really use our help and prayers. If you are able to contribute, please send your cheque to ONRC:
Society of Saint Vincent de Paul - Ontario Regional Council
PO Box 20069
Chatham, ON N7L 5K6

and we will issue a single cheque to National with all of our efforts.
Appeal for Donations
Appel aux Dons
It is only fair...
June 14, 2015
The movement to increase the minimum wage to $ 15.00 per hour is an important step forward to implement a living wage for everyone. No one who works full time should live in poverty! 15 and fair

International Aid: CIAD
June 1, 2015
The CIAD is a commission of the Council General of the International Confederation (which headquarters are in Paris). Its main role is to provide international aid to countries where the SSVP is present. This help may be humanitarian in the case of natural or man-made disasters: emergency disaster funding and rehabilitation programme funding...(read more)
What Parishes can do to...
Minister to prisoners
June 28, 2015
"Whatever you do, don't let them close the chapel. It's the only place where I can go where I'm not absolutely terrified."

A man in his early twenties who is serving a life sentence at a maximum security prison spoke these words to me.(read more)
A New Conference in Nunivut
Jun 3, 2015
Thanks to the dedicated work of Joann Laviolette, president of Whitby's Holy Family conference, and Sisters Fernande Rivard SASV and Dorica Sever FMM, Whale Cove now has its own Saint Vincent de Paul Confererence...
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