January 1 2022
Every January we should take some time to see what we were able to accomplish in the past year in all aspects of our lives. Have we been a good husband or wife, parent or grandparent? Have we done our best to look after the elderly in our lives especially during this covid crisis...
August 23, 2021
This Newsletter serves to keep our Social Justice Reps and interested Vincentians up to date regarding advocacy issues. It suggests specific actions individual Vincentians can take to help our neighbours in need achieve a better life (read more)
April 15, 2021
In concert with the launch of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul’s Canada-wide, multiyear National Action Plan on housing, this is the second in a series of newsletters to help you and your Conference address the housing needs in your community. (read more)
January 16, 2021
In response to the current discussions at our National Council level regarding systemic racism in Canada, the ONRC formed a Systemic Racism Working Group (SRWG) to discuss this issue and how it affects racialized persons, especially those living in poverty.(read more)
January 11, 2022
As the new year begins and we celebrate the Solemnity of Mary, it is “a fitting occasion for renewing adoration of the newborn Prince of Peace, for listening once more to the glad tidings of the angels (Lk. 2:14) and for imploring from God, through the Queen of Peace, the supreme gift of peace.” (Pope Paul VI)...
On Saturday Jan 22nd, we joined the Muslim Soup Kitchen (MSK) on Hamilton road to give out coats and winter items. We arrived at 12:30 and there was already a line up for food to be served at 1pm...
For the past 6 years the students of Mrs. Kustermans class at St. Vincent de Paul school in Strathroy, have been gathering up socks, tuques, mits, hygiene products and putting them in Christmas gift bags for people who attend the annual Christmas lunch for those in need organized by the All Saints Conference. They separate them to male of female and one is given to each and every person who comes on that day. Actually all the students in the school participate in bringing in the products. They are so generous and the children just love doing it all and packing it up. We invite a family to come and give them to the people...
After a successful growing season in the spring and summer of 2019 members from the Saint George conference in London have started two new garden projects in Byron. The fresh vegitables were really appreciated by our neighbours in need...