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St. Vincent DePaul

Seal of Saint Vincent De Paul SocietyInspired by Gospel values, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul is a Catholic lay organization that leads women and men to join together to grow spiritually by offering person-to-person service to those who are needy and suffering in the tradition of its founder, Blessed Frédéric Ozanam, and patron, St. Vincent de Paul.

Thanks to all the members of this parish ministry who have helped us serve those in need in our community.  Over the years, your overwhelming generosity has enabled us to provide free food, clothing, furniture and financial aid to our sisters and brothers in need during difficult times.  We are run entirely by volunteers, of whom often donate many hours a week.  Join us in this humbling and rewarding ministry. Donations are always welcome.  Please contact us at 503-829-2080 for more information.

 

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St. Vincent de Paul (24 April 1581 – 27 September 1660) was a priest of the Catholic Church who dedicated himself to serving the poor. He is venerated as a saint in the Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion. He was canonized in 1737. St. Vincent De Paul was renowned for his compassion, humility and generosity and is known as the “Great Apostle of Charity”.

 

 

  •  St. Vincent De Paul Food Boxes are distributed on the third Tuesday of every month from 5:30pm to 7:00pm.
  • Sunday collection for St. Vincent De Paul is on the first Sunday of the month
History of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Portland Council Website