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Spirit of St. Vincent

By | May 6, 2018

“In other words, amid the thicket of precepts and prescriptions, Jesus clears a way to seeing two faces, that of the Father and that of our brother. He does not give us two more formulas or two more commands. He gives us two faces, or better yet, one alone: the face of God reflected in… Read More »

Spirit of St. Vincent

By | April 7, 2018

“The desire for closeness to Christ requires us to draw near to our brothers and sisters, for nothing is more pleasing to the Father than a true sign of mercy. By its very nature, mercy becomes visible and tangible in specific and powerful acts. Once mercy has been truly experienced, it is impossible to turn… Read More »

Thank you (furniture donations)!

By | April 6, 2018

Our St. Vincent de Paul conference would particularly like to thank the scouts and adult leaders of the St. Bartholomew’s Boy Scout Troop 109 (Justin Dumas, Jayvee Dumas, Norman Dumas, Christian D’Onofrio, Andrew Takhistov, and Paul Takhistov) for their effort in helping to collect and deliver donated furniture items to a local needy SVdP client… Read More »

Spirit of St. Vincent

By | March 17, 2018

“Life according to the Spirit, whose fruit is holiness (cf. Rom 6:22; Gal 5:22), stirs up every baptized person and requires each to follow and imitate Jesus Christ, in embracing the Beatitudes, in listening and meditating on the Word of God, in conscious and active participation in the liturgical and sacramental life of the Church,… Read More »

Furniture Donation Request

By | March 14, 2018

Our St. Vincent De Paul conference has a new case of a single mother and teenaged son with an urgent need for apartment furniture. They currently have very little so we would greatly appreciate donations of any usable furniture to help them. Please contact Gary (908-616-1296, or Contact Us) if you can help. Thank you… Read More »

SVDP First Communion Project – 3/10 & 3/11

By | March 3, 2018

We are partnering again with our SVDP Pantry in Perth Amboy for their annual First Communion Project. Low income families in the Perth Amboy area rely on the pantry for many needs. Some families that have children preparing to receive First Communion cannot afford Communion outfits and accessories for their children. The pantry provides these… Read More »

Spirit of St. Vincent

By | January 14, 2018

“We cannot truly be disciples of Christ unless we, too, wait to hear God’s call and respond by transforming our lives, evidenced in the simple willingness to be obedient to God’s will. This means more than keeping the commandments, it means that our whole lives are directed to waiting and listening for God’s self-revelation. Sometimes… Read More »

Spirit of St. Vincent

By | November 26, 2017

“We all know quite a number of people who have everything that it would take to be happy, and they are not happy, because they want something else or they want more of the same. And we all know people who have lots of misfortune, misfortune that we ourselves would not want to have, and… Read More »

Spirit of St. Vincent

By | November 19, 2017

“Do not be upset if things are not as you would want them to be for a long time to come. Do the little you can very peacefully and calmly so as to allow room for the guidance of God in your lives. Do not worry about the rest.” (St. Louise de Marillac, in Gibson… Read More »