On November 19 of this year, the Catholic Church invites all of us to reflect on the first "World Day of the Poor". The theme of reflection is "Let us not love with words, but with works".
The book “In love with charity and justice” (original: “Apasionados por la caridad y la justicia”) was published by the initiative of the Superior Council of Spain of the SSVP
On January 2017, Renato Lima de Oliveira, 16th President General of SSVP, began a serie of official visits, starting with United States, and 7 other countries.
During his visit in Rome, Renato Lima de Oliveira attended the public audience and meet the Holy Father
The 16th President General, brother Renato Lima de Oliveira, will make official visits to seven Superior Councils: Italy, India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, New Zealand, Australia and Chile.
Brother Renato Lima de Oliveira issues his first Circular Letter which is the means by which President Generals have traditionally communicated with members of the Society
Between December 10th and 13th, 2016, Brother Renato Lima de Oliveira, 16th President General of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SSVP), will be officially visiting the National Councils of Portugal and Spain.
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.
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.
A few days after his election, the new President General had the opportunity to meet the Holy Father for a brief presentation.