2020 started so beautifully for me. At the beginning of January, I attended a large meeting of the Vincentian Family in Rome, along with some other members from the Vincent de Paul Center.
500 New Houses for the Homeless in Australia
by Vincentian Homeless Alliance | Dec 6, 2020 | News
His life changed when he accessed one of the new 502 housing units that make up the latest “13 Houses” Campaign project, the first in Sydney and New South Wales (NSW), Australia.
Australian Bushfire. The Dreadful Face of the Climate Change.
by .famvin | Jan 11, 2020 | Disasters and Responses, News
The unique Australian environment and biodiversity, and the industries it fosters (including food and wine production and tourism), have been hit hard by the bushfires – and it is only one month into summer.
Australia’s Largest Homelessness Center Offers New Approach
by .famvin | Jul 7, 2019 | News
VincentCare’s revamped Ozanam House is specially designed to support people’s recovery from homelessness.
New National President of the SSVP National Council in Australia
by Tim Williams, CM | Mar 23, 2019 | News, Society of St. Vincent de Paul
The St. Vincent de Paul Society National Council in Australia is pleased to announce that Claire Victory has been elected as its new National President.
SVdP Australia: Vinnies Caloundra providing the ultimate hand-up
by .famvin | Mar 16, 2019 | News, Society of St. Vincent de Paul
The SVdP Queensland (Vinnies) Caloundra Conference has made it one of their missions to help people with disability find their voice and reach their greatest potential.
Goulburn Helps Vinnies Winter Sleep-Out (Australia)
by .famvin | Jul 3, 2018 | News
Some 731,000 children in Australia are reported to be below the poverty line and on any given night, 116,000 people are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. The statistics, shared by St. Vincent de Paul Goulburn treasurer, Bob Thurling, were a confronting opening...
Vinnies Catholic Organization in Australia Has Its Own Recording Studio
by .famvin | Jun 24, 2018 | News
St. Vincent de Paul Society may be best known for its charity initiatives – and its sustainable fashion – but it’s also a thriving part of the Australian music industry. Rarely covered by media and even more rarely publicized by Vinnies itself, its Ozanam Learning...
Vincentian Centre – St Vincent de Paul Society
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Jun 21, 2018 | Formation, Reflections
What does the Vincentian centre do? A short video to illustrate how Vinnies SA Australia provides over 17,000 safe nights sleep & meals.
Happy Easter – What Does That Even Mean?!
by Lisa Bright, SSVP Australia | Apr 2, 2018 | Formation, Reflections
Thoughts by Lisa Bright Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018 I love Chocolate. And I love Easter. However, chocolate is not why I love Easter. The journey to Easter began 6 weeks ago on Ash Wednesday. In the Christian tradition Lent is a period of 40 days where Christians...
Service with Expansive Vision
by Global Sisters Report | Jan 27, 2018 | Formation, Reflections
Collaboration amongst the Presentation Sisters and the Daughters of Charity in Australia has produced a fruitful organization dedicated to those living in poverty and on the margins. Below is an insightful article from Global Sisters Report by Sr. Lucy van Kessel...
SVDP Australia Promoting A Culture of Welcoming
by John Freund, CM | May 3, 2017 | News, Systemic change
… the Strategic Plan of the Society of St. Vincent DePaul in Australia is permeated with the spirit of welcoming.