On 12 November, over 200 Vincentian volunteers attended the annual meeting arranged by the National Council of Lebanon, to enrich and strengthen their sense of belonging to the Society.
This annual meeting brings together the leaders of SSVP in South America.
Brother Renato Lima de Oliveira, 16th President General of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, attended two important ceremonies in the House of Representatives of Brazil in November.
Fr. Robert Maloney C.M. officially accepted to serve as SSVP’s International Spiritual Advisor.
The Superior General of the Congregation of the Mission delivered his first message for Advent : "The Incarnation, here and now"
In Eugene (Oregon), the Ste of Saint Vincent de Paul will renovate an old church in the aim to give home and support to homeless students.
In early November, the SSVP volunteers in Brazil participated in a nationwide food collection effort
On 30 October, Renato Lima de Oliveira, 16th President General of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, took part in the celebrations for the “National Vincentian Day” in Lisbon.
The members of the Commission for the Cause of the Canonization will analyze 2 recents developments occurred in Portugal and Venezuela.
In the province of Lugo, an initiative by a local volunteering network including among others, an SSVP youth conference, has led to “A shared house” project which launched in October 2012.