Keith Norton (Oceania coordinator and New Zealand fireman by profession) has obtained, restored, transported and presented a fire-engine to the single SSVP conference in Micronesia, to serve the local community, including training for the fire crew!
Du 22 au 30 mars aura lieu la première “Mission Internationale VinPaz au Surinam”, seul pays d’Amérique du Sud où la Société de Saint Vincent de Paul n’est pas présente.
On the occasion of Lent 2014, Father Gregory Gay invites Vincentian to reflection through a message entitled "Lent and the lesson of Lampedusa", in memory of the deaths and missing on last October ....
John Tirado, executive director of CGI for 14 years, retired. Catherine Bonnet replaced him since 1 February 2014.
“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.