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Under-utilized Ways of Being God’s Story-tellers

How conscious are we of being both God’s story and God’s storytellers… and of the many ways we can tell God’s story to a world desparetly in need of Good News?

Vincentians as Storytellers

Vincentians can be the storytellers to policy makers and others who may never “see” poverty in all of its forms.

The Family that Prays Together…

SVDP CEO, Dave Barringer,  reflects on how the familiar saying "the family that prays together..." applies to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. He writes in his weekly column on the eve of the feast of Blessed Frederic... It's true; the family that prays together...

If you aren’t moving forward, you are dying.

If you aren’t moving forward, you are dying. Not too much different from what Vincent de Paul said, "The community is not now what it once was, nor is it what it will be" Words that he would probably address to all the followers of Vincent and Louise today. SVDP CEO,...
Who’s irrelevant now?

Who’s irrelevant now?

  Who’s irrelevant now? That is the question David Barringer, CEO of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul USA, asks in the context of Pope's visit. We hear as Catholics all the time that our views are out of touch with modern times. We are chastised that our...

Video – Pope with Buddhist and Vincentian leaders

Video – Pope with Buddhist and Vincentian leaders

SVdP CEO Dave Barringer, Los Angeles Executive Director David Fields and San Francisco Executive Director Lorraine Moriarty have all traveled to Rome, Italy to spend time participating in the first "Dialogue and Fraternity" event between Catholic and Buddhist leaders...

Who’s irrelevant now?

SVDP leaders speak to Pope – What would you say?

Dave Barringer CEO of the SVDP in the United States writes July 2, 2015 of his 20 sec0nds with the Pope... If you had just 20 seconds to spend with Pope Francis, what would you say? We all have our daydreams of what we might tell the Pope, the president or another...

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