Covid and Our Preferential Option for the Poor
July 1 2020
We must never forget that the planet belongs to all mankind and is meant for all mankind;
the mere fact that some people are born in places with fewer resources or less development
does not justify the fact that they are living with less dignity.
(Pope Francis Evangelii Gaudium 190)...
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June 13, 2020
The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul provides service to the poor and marginalized. We serve all people in need regardless of creed, ethnic, social background, health, gender, or political opinions. Vincentians will defend equality between people.

People across Canada and around the world are grieving, saddened and angry because systemic anti-black racism continues to live in Canada and around the world. Black Lives Matter!

We must stand united and committed to being the voice of any form of racism. Take action that demonstrates our sincere belief that every man, woman and child is equal. Let us also demonstrate by our words and actions to all people of colour that we stand with them and respect their right to basic human dignity and equal rights. Peace.
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Speak Up: Our Leaders are Listening
June 12, 2020
During these extraordinary times, problems with our approaches to healthcare, social assistance and economic development have been highlighted and accentuated. Our neighbours in need are most often the members of our community that bear the brunt of these deficiencies. Our leaders and policy makers are especially sensitive and open at this time to consider the changes our society requires.
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Systemic Change Report - May 2020
May 28, 2020
Our Systemic Change (SC) work focuses on identifying barriers for those in need and working with them to remove the barriers helping them to get out of poverty. Our work includes education on bringing about SC, SC project assistance, providing SC resource synergy by networking and sharing ideas and best practice with other Vincentians...
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Message from our National Council
July 4, 2020
...It is my honour and privilege to serve with you during this time of pandemic, in a world struggling with the effects of COVID-19. What a blessing to see how Vincentians are finding innovative ways to continue helping, while protecting their health and the health of the persons and families we serve....
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Dear Brothers and Sisters,
July 3, 2020
Please share this monthly news with all Vincentians.
Topics: Spiritual Matters; Annual General Meeting; Finding Opportunity; Student Opportunities; Food Rescue; Social Justice National Council; International;
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North of 60 - Summer 2020 News
May 27, 2020
I hope you and your family are well in spite of these uncertain times. North of 60 has been greatly affected by COVID-19. The closures of schools and parishes has eradicated the gathering of food items and funds. This year, our local sites have needed to purchase food we would normally have received as a donation....

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Society of Saint Vincent de Paul 2019 Highlights
May 20, 2020
We would like to share some highlights from this year’s Annual Reporting process.
The Ontario Regional Council has 5,443 reported members throughout its 5 Central Councils, 36 Particular Councils, and 323 Conferences.

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Free Food
April 26, 2020
I would like to suggest all conferences put out a food table in a location where those in need can find it. Put a sign like we have. Doesn't need to be manned and better if it is not. ...

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