Archive for Category: General News

7 Founders Film Festival

In 2019, the International Council General of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul (SSVP) will celebrate 180 years since its foundation. To celebrate this occasion, the International Board decided to launch a competition called “THE SEVEN FOUNDERS”. In...

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Sewing for the needy

Initiated by Anne Knickelbein and Pat Rowe, who bring their scissors and sewing machines to St Dominic’s every Tuesday, the sewing group at the SSVP Hillcrest Conference has grown. Using fabric kindly donated by Sheryl Chessa of Celtico, the...

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Cape Town youth summit

SSVP Youth in Cape Town recently hosted a youth summit, aimed at introducing and unifying young people from different parishes. One participant described it as, “a blessed and good day.” It was a wonderful opportunity for the youth...

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Combined Gauteng Festival

Society of Saint Vincent de Paul will be hosting a Combined Gauteng Festival in Commemoration of Celebrating 400 Years of Vincentian Charism 1617 – 2017. We call all Vincentian Members in Gauteng to join us in this Jubilee Celebration...

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Mini World Youth Day in Durban

Many young Catholics are already aware of Mini World Youth Day, South Africa, which will be hosted at the Durban Exhibition Centre on behalf of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference, from 6-10 December 2017. Pease click here for...

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