Youth

Youth and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul

 

The involvement of Youth and Young Adults is an ongoing process that began with the beginning of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul with Frederic Ozanam and his friends.  It is the responsibility of all people in the Society to collaborate and brainstorm with the young people who are the future of the Society.

Youth News

Next Nominee for Youth Award Announced 2560 1280 SVDP USA

Next Nominee for Youth Award Announced

This year, the National Youth Committee hosted a Society-wide search for young people doing amazing work in their community. Vincentians from around the country nominated youth from their Councils for the new Alice Garvey Excellence in Youth Award which will be presented at the National Assembly in Baltimore. “As a committee, we were blown away…

Another Round of Nominees Announced for Youth Award 1728 864 SVDP USA

Another Round of Nominees Announced for Youth Award

This year, the National Youth Committee hosted a Society-wide search for young people doing amazing work in their community. Vincentians from around the country nominated youth from their Councils for the new Alice Garvey Excellence in Youth Award which will be presented at the National Assembly in Baltimore. “As a committee, we were blown away…

Next Round of Nominees Announced for Alice Garvey Excellence in Youth Award 1728 864 SVDP USA

Next Round of Nominees Announced for Alice Garvey Excellence in Youth Award

This year, the National Youth Committee hosted a Society-wide search for young people doing amazing work in their community. Vincentians from around the country nominated youth from their Councils for the new Alice Garvey Excellence in Youth Award which will be presented at the National Assembly in Baltimore. “As a committee, we were blown away…

First Round of Nominees Announced for Alice Garvey Excellence in Youth Award 2560 1280 SVDP USA

First Round of Nominees Announced for Alice Garvey Excellence in Youth Award

This year, the National Youth Committee hosted a Society-wide search for young people doing amazing work in their community. Vincentians from around the country nominated youth from their Councils for the new Alice Garvey Excellence in Youth Award which will be presented at the National Assembly in Baltimore. “As a committee, we were blown away…

Young Catholic Professionals: Thy Will be Done 1421 1421 SVDP USA

Young Catholic Professionals: Thy Will be Done

Last week, a delegation of Young Adult Vincentians from across the country met with other Young Adult Catholics at the Young Catholic Professionals annual conference in Dallas, Texas. This year’s theme, Thy Will Be Done, focused on guiding attendees in finding the right path through life’s peaks and valleys to align themselves with God’s will.…

International President General Featured on Ozanam TV This Weekend 1119 630 SVDP USA

International President General Featured on Ozanam TV This Weekend

International President General, Renato Lima de Oliveira, loves hearing from members of the International Society of St. Vincent de Paul. Thanks to modern technology and social media, that is possible! Tomorrow, Saturday, October 30, at 8 AM CENTRAL, Renato will be taking part in a “Talk Show with the President General.” The talk show will…

Contemplation – The Light of the World 940 788 SVDP USA

Contemplation – The Light of the World

Have you ever noticed that in virtually every picture of St. Vincent de Paul, he is smiling? Just a small, gentle smile with a twinkle in his eye that reassures us, puts us at ease, and makes us smile, too. Wouldn’t a permanent smile like that be a great gift for all of us to…

07-22-2021 Letter From Our Servant Leaders 1368 1387 SVDP USA

07-22-2021 Letter From Our Servant Leaders

Many Vincentians are downright tenacious in their desire to serve both God and our friends in need. While this is usually a virtue, we must be careful, too. I am asked daily about how we can keep our members safe. Two otherwise incongruous subjects are at the forefront of member conversations; I share them with…

Contemplation: Our Call to Servant Leadership 940 788 SVDP USA

Contemplation: Our Call to Servant Leadership

When we think of leaders, we are acculturated to envision military commanders, heads of state, celebrity CEOs, and the like; dynamic, charismatic, larger than life. Leaders, we are taught, are “large and in charge.” It is difficult, then, for most of us to believe that we can be that person; that we are called to…

07-15-2021 News Roundup 1200 1200 SVDP USA

07-15-2021 News Roundup

With 100,000 Vincentians across the United States and nearly 800,000 around the world, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul provides person-to-person service to those who are needy and suffering. Read some of their stories here: INTERNATIONAL: IRELAND: SVP says an Ireland without poverty can be a reality IRELAND: SVP To Assist People In Clare To Live Poverty…

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