“Jailbreak” is a fund-raising exercise, in the form of a competition, in which the participants have to get as far as possible away from their starting point in 36 hours, with no money!
Written by the President General Dr. Michael Thio, the annual report summarizes the main actions taken by the International Confederation of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in 2013.
Representatives of the four major Vincentian organisations met last January for the Executive Committee Annual Meeting, which was followed, this year, by the International Meeting of the main branches of the Vincentian Family.
Pope Francis gives us his message for Lent : He became poor, so that by his poverty you might become rich (cf. 2 Cor 8:9)
12 National Presidents from countries in the Europe 1 zone met from 16 to 19 January 2014 at CGI headquarters in Paris, to follow a training programme on the topic of “Being servant-leader today in the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul”.
The SVP's 10,000 strong army of volunteers have been recognised by Prime Minister David Cameron with a Big Society Award after giving over a million hours of voluntary work a year to support vulnerable people across England and Wales.
The Singapore Association of the Order of Malta interviewed Dr.Michael Thio as President General of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul. He is also a Magisterial Knight of the Order.
Last November, the International Territorial Vice-president for South America (America 3), brother Renato Lima visited three countries: Peru, Colombia and Ecuador.
A circular letter from Fr Gregory Gay C. M., at the time of Advent 2013
In 2013, SSVP HK celebrates the 150 anniversary and the 200th of Blessed Frederic Ozanam.