These are the words I would use to describe our employee team here at St. Vincent de Paul. We’ve experienced some challenges in the last quarter. This team has been asked to absorb a lot of change, to think about their jobs differently and to roll with some unexpected obstacles along the way. They’ve done all of these things with grace. Let me share just a few stories with you:
We’ve been significantly short-staffed in our stores over the last six weeks. With unexpected turnover in Newport, our whole SVdP team, regardless of responsibility and role, stepped up to cover our gaps…
The focus will be on the Vincentian and our individual journeys to grow in holiness. The theme will be centered on setting aside judgment, our pride, and self-focus in favor of God’s love. Mark’s gospel – and particularly the readings from that Sunday and during that time in the liturgical year – will help to form the conversation. The retreat will include Mass, adoration, and time for confessions.
Every journey has its own unique route, but one commonality is a calling. The journey to rebuild an active conference at St. Henry began in just this manner. Father Greg Bach made a personal connection…Continue Reading
Save the Date!
Annual Feast Day Celebration
Saturday, September 22, 2018
St. Mary of Assumption Alexandria
Please join our Vincentians for the annual Feast Day Celebration of our Society’s patron, St. Vincent de Paul, and our Society’s founder, Blessed Frederic Ozanam. It is also on this very special day that we celebrate and acknowledge Vincentians in our Diocesan Council for the outstanding work they do in our community.
11th Annual Turkeyfoot Trot 5k
Location, Location, Location!
Saturday, November 17
New Location: Thomas More College
More Details to come!
Sweet Dreams Bed Program
Earlier this month, the Assistance Office was contacted by Melinda, a single grandmother from Independence, whose daughter was recently imprisoned. She had applied for custody of her three granddaughters, ages 5, 7 and 10. While Melinda had ample space in her home, she had no beds for the three children. She was faced with having to place the children in foster care until sleeping accommodations were made. We were able … Read More
Thank you to all who donated on KY Gives Day 2018! Because of your generosity and the $1,000 match from DBL Law, we will be able to provide 25 beds to children in need.
Jack J. Smith, Jr. Charitable Trust/PNC
The David and Susan Pfau Foundation/GCF
Diocesan Parish Annual Appeal Grant
Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels
Robert and Marian Kennedy Charitable Trust
Speedway Children’s Charities—KY Chapter
Florence Elks Lodge
Content for our September NewsFlash!
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