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September 3 2014

September 9 and 27 - Feast Days

September is an important month for us Vincentians.  Indeed, on September 9th, we will celebrate Blessed Frederic Ozanam, and on September 27th, St. Vincent de Paul. You can download the leaflet for the mass of Ozanam by clicking this link: September-9-Bl-Ozanam and the one for St. Vincent’s mass by clicking this link: September-27-St-Vincent. These leaflets are always available on our web site, in the "Spirituality/Masses" section.

September 2 2014

Spiritual reflection for September

A new spiritual reflection is available in the "Spirituality" section.

Reflect on the following in light of the family, home, neighbourhood, parish, city, region, province, country and finally the world preferably in a conference/council setting. Share and discuss your thoughts and insights perhaps this may lead to new ways of rendering service and ultimately to systemic change.

Allow The Lord to speak to you from outside the box of conventional wisdom and traditional thought with regards to the standard secular definition and understanding of what is hunger, thirst, alienation, nakedness, sickness and imprisonment and the consequent solutions thereof. Be open to a completely new approach quite at odds with the way man usually evaluates these things.

To read more, please click on this link: Reflection-September

July 28 2014

AGA 2014 - Photos

Photos of the National AGA (Edmonton June 24) can be seen in our photo album on our web site.  Click on this link: AGA-Photos


July 23 2014

Rule and Canadian Statutes

The National Council of Canada has reviewed and made a few amendments to the Canadian Statutes in February 2012 and November 2013.  No need to replace your Rule and Canadian Statutes book.  Simply place this list of corrections in your current book.

List of amendments to the Canadian Statutes, 3rd edition and 4th edition

This list is always available on our website:

June 23 2014

Healthy Eating Out of a Food Bank

The Summer edition of the "Healthy Eating Out of a Food Bank" pamphlet is now available on our website under "Vincentian Life" in the "Special Projects" section.

Follow this link:

June 2 2014

Spiritual Reflection for June

A new spiritual reflection is available in the "Spirituality" section.

Carrying the Cross 

In our work as members of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, we are often faced with many difficult situations. The difficulty may be in trying to help those we serve or it may be in our own personal lives.

To read more, please click on this link: Reflection-June

May 12 2014

Healthy Eating Out of a Food Bank

As mentioned in the Vincenpaul-Canada magazine, the “Healthy Eating Out of a Food Bank” pamphlet is available on our website under “Vincentian Life” in the “Special Project” section.

Follow this link:

To read the whole article, please view our magazine online, on page 23:

Vincenpaul-Canada – Summer 2014

May 5 2014

Spiritual Reflection for May

A new spiritual reflection is available in the "Spirituality" section.

On Being Good Stewards

From the very beginning the Society has relied on Providence to provide the funds and resources required to serve our poor, distressed, marginalized and forgotten neighbours.
It is through the benevolence of our benefactors that we are privileged to serve those neighbours in need regardless of their source of suffering. As such we carry out the work of the Lord trusting that he will provide the necessary resources.

To read more, please click on this link: Reflection-May

April 19 2014

Happy Easter


April 17 2014

Thank you letter from ICG

Mr. Jean-Noël CORMIER

Dear Brother President,

We acknowledge receipt of your remittance for: 91 210.98 € sent by bank transfer and received on 14th March 2014 for victims of the Haiyan Typhoon in the Philippines.

We thank you and the Vincentians in Canada for this generous donation.  As you will appreciate, the continuing support of our member countries is vital to us in our efforts to extend help to areas affected by disasters of different types and your generous solidarity is very much appreciated.

Very fraternally yours in St. Vincent de Paul and Blessed Frederic Ozanam,

Julien Spiewak
Secretary General