Spring Barbecue :: May 5

You are cordially invited to join us for our Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Parish and School’s  Spring Barbecue! This event will be held on Friday, May 5, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Come have a Good Time, Dance in the Street, and Mingle with your SVDP Community! You will find us on our School’s Lower…

If God is calling them . . .

Dear Parishioners, A special intention that I regularly pray for is: “for more vocations to the church especially to the priesthood.” Let me first explain what I mean by a “vocation to the church.” I believe that the paid lay staff at the church and school has a vocation in the church. They do not…

Outdoor Learning Lab :: March 18

SVdP Outdoor Learning Lab This year’s paddle raiser presents a completely new opportunity for our school and for our children’s learning environment. The outdoor lab presents an opportunity for active learning – the kind of learning that research says shapes the kind of work going on in the brain. Our teachers are fantastic and find amazing…

Prayer is powerful!

Dear Parishioners, Prayer is powerful. The story of the woman at the well tells us how powerful. Our prayer is like water to God, who drinks in all of who we are. We become a life giving stream where we will never thirst because we constantly are God-centered and united to him through prayer. This…

Lunch With Father Doug :: March 23

Serra Club Lunch with Fr. Doug Grandon All are welcome for lunch & a talk by Father Doug! Thursday, March 23: 12:00pm at Piccolo’s Restaurant (3563 S. Monaco Parkway, just south of Hampden) Join guest speaker Fr. Doug Grandon at the Serra Club lunch! All are welcome to attend. Please RSVP in advance to David…

Business Manager Needed :: March 13

St. Vincent de Paul is currently seeking a Business Manager to oversee the financial and business operations of its parish and school. Ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or other business related field with at least 5-7 years of experience in business or financial management. The full job description and application…

Jesus became radiant . . .

Dear Parishioners, During the second week of Lent our parish is hosting Forty Hours Devotion. This is a time of adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, prayers and spiritual talks. Of course the Blessed Sacrament is placed in a monstrance. The sunburst design of most monstrances is to depict the brilliance of the resurrected Lord. It…

Isn’t time for a change?

Dear Parishioners, This week is Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent. At the core of Lent is conversion. When we turn away from sin and look to God is what is known as conversion. Hitting bottom sounds bad but it is often the moment of conversion. The line of reasoning is that they are…