St. Vincent de Paul Society

Nov 29, 2020 | Social

St Vincent DePaul Socity is a  Catholic lay organization that leads women and men to join together to grow spiritually by offering person-to-person service to the needy and suffering in the tradition of its founder, Blessed Frederic Ozanam, and patron, St. Vincent de Paul.

This Week’s Quote

November 29: First Sunday of Advent

As we begin Advent we are called to “Be watchful! Be alert” as we stand in joyful anticipation for the grace of Christmas to once again bless our lives.

Your gift in the St. Vincent de Paul Poor Box will help the poor to celebrate the grace of God’s love this Christmas.

*Checks made payable to Society of St. Vincent DePaul and dropped in the collection baskets will help us serve our neighbors in need throughout the Greenlawn area.

St. Francis of Assisi Conference: (631)651-2655

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November 22: Christ the King

Today as we celebrate Christ the King, we hear Jesus say: “…whatever you did for one of the least brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.”

Knowing that we find the face of Christ in the poor, this month, through your gifts, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul was able to serve families by providing them food, utilities, rent bills, and etc. Thank You!

November 15: Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

The good news of today’s Gospel is the extravagance of what is being given us. All we need do is be faithful in “small matters.” The cost of fidelity has no comparison to the reward given.

When you give the furniture, household items and clothing you no longer use to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, you are sharing God’s extravagant love.

November 8: Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

In today’s Gospel Jesus challenges us to “stay awake” by taking time to seriously look at ourselves, the priorities of our lives, and how we are growing spiritually.

Ask yourself “What would Jesus Christ do?” and then put your gift in the Society of St. Vincent de Paul poor box so that those who are suffering will be able to celebrate Thanksgiving.

November 1: Solemnity of All Saints

In the Gospel today, we hear the good news that when we keep our focus on God and serve one another, God exalts us!

As you place your gift in the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Poor Box, please say a special prayer for the poor who have no
one to pray for them.

October 25: Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

In this Sunday’s Gospel we find the truth that loving God isn’t merely a matter of fervor in our hearts, but that it must be expressed in doing good
for the sake of others.

This month, through your gifts, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul was able to show that we indeed love our neighbors by assisting families by providing food, utilities, and covering for rent bills, etc. Thank you!

October 18: Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

In the Gospel today Jesus says: “Repay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God.” When God is the center of our lives there is no problem with giving others their due.

Through your gift to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul you are helping your neighbor who is hungry, hopeless and frightened to know that they belong to God.

October 11: Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

In today’s Gospel we hear Jesus say: “Many are invited, but few are chosen.

To give thanks for all that God has given to you, have you considered answering the call to help serve the poor by joining the Society of St. Vincent de Paul?

October 4: Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

The good news of this Gospel is that all we need to do is let God tend us and bring us to produce good fruit. All we need do is be faithful; God will take care of the rest.

Please help the Society of St. Vincent de Paul to bring the love and mercy of Jesus to those who feel left out and abandoned.

September 27: Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

The Gospel today is a great example of saying, “Actions speak louder than words.”

As you put your gift in the Society of St. Vincent de Paul’s poor box, know that you are putting your faith into action.

September 20: Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

On September 27, the Church celebrates the feast of St. Vincent de Paul, who knew that “God had sent him to bring good news to the poor.”

Together with your gifts, the members of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul continue his work and mission in our parish.

September 13: Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

The challenge in today’s Gospel, is to forget how others have behaved toward us and to look to God’s way of loving and forgiving. Our focus must be on God.

Is there a neighbor or friend of yours who is in temporary need because of a loss of a job or an illness? Please leave a message for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul…we want to help!

September 6: Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

In today’s Gospel, Jesus says: “…where  two or three are gathered in my name, there am I in the midst of them.”

Is there a family you know who needs assistance? Please call the Society of St. Vincent de Paul so that together we help them to know that indeed “God is in the midst of them.”

August 30: Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Today, we hear Jesus say to us, “For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.” The challenge is to let go so God can lead us.

This month through your gifts to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul was able to assist Greenlawn families, providing food, utility and rent bills, etc. Thank You!

August 23: Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time

Peter in today’s Gospel, we can find that when we open our eyes to see, our ears to hear and our hearts to experience Jesus’ presence in our daily lives, God reveals himself to us.

Have you considered answering the call to help serve the poor by joining the Society of St. Vincent de Paul?

August 16: Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

In this Gospel, Jesus immediately stretched out his hand and caught Peter, and said to him, “O you of little faith, why did you doubt?

Please help the Society of St. Vincent de Paul bring respite and hope to the elderly who are not able to find relief from the summer heat, and you will bring them “faith and hope!

August 9: Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

In this Gospel, Jesus immediately stretched out his hand and caught Peter, and said to him, “O you of little faith, why did you doubt?

Please help the Society of St. Vincent de Paul bring respite and hope to the elderly who are not able to find relief from the summer heat, and you will bring them “faith and hope!

August 2: Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

In the Gospel, Jesus says: “There is no need for them to go away; give them some food yourselves,” and taking the five loaves and two fish, he blessed them and gave them to the disciples to feed the crowd.

Know that your gift to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul to help those living in poverty touches many lives just like the loaves and fishes.

July 26: Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

In the Gospel, we find that the demand of daily Christian living is to spend our life primarily searching for the kingdom of God.

This month through your gifts to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul was able to assist Greenlawn families, providing food, utility and rent bills, etc. Thank You!

July 19: Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Hearing this Gospel, we can trust that God knows our love and good deeds, and that he will mercifully gather us into his kingdom.

This week, please say a special prayer each day for the poor and forgotten in our parish.

We are in need of cereal and instant mashed potatoes for our neighbors in need.

July 12: Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

In today’s Gospel, we hear the story of the sower and we know that “some seed fell on rich soil, and produce fruit, a hundred or sixty or thirty fold.

This week by putting a gift in the St. Vincent de Paul Poor Box, know that together they will produce fruit a hundred fold.

We are in need of cereal and instant mashed potatoes for our neighbors in need.

July 5: Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

In today’s Gospel, we hear Jesus tell us: “Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest.”

Your gift to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul brings peace to those who are overwhelmed with life’s burdens.

We are in need of cereal and instant mashed potatoes for our neighbors in need.

June 28: Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

In today’s Gospel, we hear Jesus tell us: “Whoever gives only a cup of cold water to one of these little ones to drink because the little one is a disciple—Amen, I say to you, he will surely not lose his reward.”

This month, through your gifts, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul was able to “acknowledge the goodness of the Father” by assisting families, providing food and utility and rent bills.

We are in need of cereal and instant mashed potatoes for our neighbors in need.

June 21: Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

In the Gospel today, we hear Jesus say: “Everyone who acknowledges me before others I will acknowledge before my heavenly Father.”
This week, know that you will bringing hope to the poor by your gift to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

We are in need of cereal and instant mashed potatoes for our neighbors in need.

June 14: The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

Today as we celebrate the gift of the Body and Blood of Christ let us pray for those who are hungry, malnourished and starving. Is there a family you know who needs assistance? Please call the Society of St.Vincent de Paul so that together we can help those who are hungry.

We are in need of cereal and instant mashed potatoes for our neighbors in need.

June 7: Most Holy Trinity

As we celebrate the mystery of the Trinity we also realize the mystery of how much God loves and cares for us each day. Believing in this our lives can then overflow in thanksgiving and praise.

Your gift in the St. Vincent de Paul Poor Box will help the poor to believe in the mystery of God’s love for them.

We are in need of cereal and instant mashed potatoes for our neighbors in need.

In the Gospel today, Jesus says,

“…whoever believes in me will do the works that I do, and will do greater ones than these, because I am going to the Father.”

Through your almsgiving you are performing a good work; far greater than you think. The coins placed in the St. Vincent de Paul Poor Box bring Christ love and compassion to the poor.

Today, we celebrate “Good Shepherd Sunday” where we reflect on Jesus’ care and love of us and hear his words, “I came so that they may have life and have it more abundantly.

By your gift to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul you will reveal the love of the “Good Shepherd” to your suffering brothers and sisters.

In this Sunday’s Gospel, as we hear the story of the disciples on the road to Emmaus, we also come to know that our daily reaching out to our neighbor is our daily walk with the Risen Christ; we recognize Him in others.

This month, through your gifts, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul brought the love and care of Jesus to the poor by assisting families, providing food, utility and rent bills, etc. Thank You!

In the Gospel today, Jesus stands in the midst of us and says:

“Peace be with you!”

During Mass we turn to each other and say “Peace be with you!” As you put your gift into the St. Vincent de Paul box you say “Peace be with you!” to those who are poor and hungry.

Today is Palm Sunday and the beginning of the holiest of Christian weeks. Let us pray for the grace to take up our own cross and to follow Jesus through death to new life.

Please support the Society of St. Vincent de Paul so that together we can help the poor as they carry their cross of suffering and pain.

In today’s Gospel, Jesus challenges us by saying:

“You must be perfected as your heavenly Father is perfect.” 

This month, through your gifts, the Society of St. Vincent DePaul was able to assist families in the Greenlawn area by providing food, utility and rent bills, etc.  Thank you!

In this Gospel Jesus says:

“Whoever fulfills and teaches these commands shall be great in thee kingdom of God.”

By your gift to the Society of St. Vincent DePaul you indeed put your faith into action as you fulfill the commands of Jesus.  Your generocity enables our Society of St. Vincent DePaul to bring hope to parents whose hearts are burdened with worries and concerns.

In this Gospel today, Jesus says:

“You are the light of the world,” He is calling us to live our Christian vocation in words and deeds.

Be a “light” to those living in poverty and in a world of darkness by giving a donation to the Society of St. Vincent DePaul.  Your generocity enables our Society of St. Vincent DePaul to bring hope to parents whose hearts are burdened with worries and concerns.

In this Gospel, we hear Simon say to Mary:

“…your own soul shall be pierced with a sword – so that the thoughts of many hearts may be laid bare.”

Your generosity enables the Society of St. Vincent DePaul to bring hope to parents whose hearts are burden with worries and concerns.

Checks made payable to Society of St. Vincent DePaul and dropped in the collection baskets will help us serve our neighbors in need throughout the Greenlawn area.

St. Francis of Assisi Conference: (631)651-2655

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