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St. Vincent de Paul Society

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Transcript of St. Vincent de Paul Society

St. Vincent de Paul Society
Origin
Frederic Ozanam
Born in Milan in 1813
Opened his house as a residence for Catholic university students and gave them the use of his shop when the met to dicuss how to counteract the of anti christ
When and Where Was It Founded
St. Vincent da Paul was founded in 1833 when Frederic and a group of his peers from the Sorbone University in Paris.
Commitment
The Society offers to help the poor they do this and with compassion by respecting their dignity, sharing the hope, and encouraging to live their lives to the fullest.
Mission

Their mission is to see Christ in anyone who suffers and must come together as a family and have personal contact with the poor.
Parton Saint
The Patron saint is St Vincent de Paul
Feast day is on 27 September
Bible Passage
Psalm 82:3-4
``Defend the cause of the weak and fatherless; maintain the rights of the poor and oppressed. 4 Rescue the weak and needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked.``
Getting Involved
The Society is for people who feel a need to improve their Christian life and view the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul as a means to accomplish this end. You can get involved by:
Attending conferences
Donate
Get a full membership by contacting their parish office, applying on their site or in person (you receive a package with more information)
Who do we target and what services do we provide?
St Vincent Targets the poor and homelessness they help by providing shelter,food,clothes for example everyday at a specific time there will be a van at a particular place and hand out food to the homeless people that come by

By: Leon Chow
TIMELINE
St Vincent De Paul Society was first founded in Australia by Charles O’neil in 1876
Charles spoke at the first conference in Nsw in 1876
He resign in 1891
Bibliography
"Australian Dictionary of Biography." Biography. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 June 2014. <http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/oneill-charles-gordon-4333>.

"Automatic Bibliography Maker." BibMe: Fast & Easy Bibliography Maker. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 June 2014. <http://www.bibme.org/>.

"Bible Gateway passage: Psalm 82:3-4 - New International Version." Bible Gateway. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 June 2014. <http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Psalm%2082:3-4>.

"St Vincent de Paul Society - St Vincent de Paul Society - Good Works." St Vincent de Paul Society - St Vincent de Paul Society - Good Works. N.p., n.d. Web. 31 May 2014. <http://www.vinnies.org.au/>.
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