The International Vincentian Family has raised nearly $250,000 on behalf of the Lebanese Vincentian Family to support the victims of the blast in Beirut last August.
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SSVP) Lebanon is still on the frontline helping those afflicted by the August 4th blast.
The Vincentian Family in Lebanon represented by all its organizations was on the ground since day one to assist families.
The explosions on August 4 in Beirut profoundly impacted the Vincentian Family. We have experienced the worst effects.
The explosion on 8/4 will be seared into the minds of every person in Lebanon. Beirut, with its estimated 300,000 homeless is almost already forgotten in world media.
A group of young people from the Society of St. Vincent de Paul decided to resume activities in the Saint Vincent de Paul church of Beirut.
"Beirut, Lebanon is in our Backyard" writes Sr. Denise LaRock, DC. "In June, I had the privilege of visiting Lebanon for an international meeting. As we drove onto the compound where the Daughters of Charity and Vincentians serve, a statue of St. Catherine Laboure...