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Social Concerns Ministries

Society of St. Vincent de Paul
Mission

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is an international organization of lay Catholics who organize into small working groups known as “conferences”. At this grass-roots level Vincentians are engaged in person-to-person service with troubled persons and families in their immediate neighborhood.

Three specific ways we support our mission are:

  1. Through preparing, delivering, and serving meals every other week at the Ozanam Family Shelter in Edison
  2. Through collecting and distributing food through our own local Food Pantry here in our parish
  3. Through person-to-person casework with troubled persons and families in our immediate neighborhood

Hotline for Assistance

The SVDP hotline for assistance is: 732-597-1507

Annual Coat & Blanket Drive

St. Vincent de Paul Society Annual Coat & Blanket Drive

Nov. 3‐4, 2018

We are asking for your support again this year to help give children of our SVDP clients (coordinating with SVDP Perth Amboy) a warm coat or blanket this winter.

Please consider donating new or gently used coats or blankets! Collection bins will be present in the Narthex during all Mass times on the weekend of Nov. 3‐4, 2018. Thank you!

The St. Bartholomew Conference

Our conference meets on the second Monday of each month at the Parish Center at 7:30pm. We can be reached at 732-597-1507 or by email at info@ebsvdp.org. If getting involved and helping others is something you've been meaning to do, please consider this an invitation to join us!

Spirit of St. Vincent

“In other words, amid the thicket of precepts and prescriptions, Jesus clears a way to seeing two faces, that of the Father and that of our brother. He does not give us two more formulas or two more commands. He gives us two faces, or better yet, one alone: the face of God reflected in so many other faces. For in every one of our brothers and sisters, especially the least, the most vulnerable, the defenseless and those in need, God’s very image is found. Indeed, with the scraps of this frail humanity, the Lord will shape his final work of art. For ‘what endures, what has value in life, what riches do not disappear? Surely these two: the Lord and our neighbor. These two riches do not disappear!’” (Pope Francis, Apostolic Exhortation: Gaudete et Exsultate, 2018, #61)

 
Contact
Debbie Weydert
Email: pres@ebsvdp.org

Hotline for Assistance
Phone: 732-597-1507
Email: help@ebsvdp.org

Website: www.ebsvdp.org

Upcoming Events
Saturday-Sunday, November 3-4
Annual Coat & Blanket Drive
Please consider donating new or gently used coats or blankets! Collection bins will be present in the Narthex during all Mass times.

Wednesday, November 7
Ozanam Meal Program Committee Meeting
7:30pm in the Parish Center

Thursday, November 8
Ozanam Food Dropoff
5:00pm – 5:15pm in the parking lot behind the church

Sunday, November 11
St. Vincent de Paul Corporate Communion
8:00am Mass

Monday, November 12
St. Vincent de Paul Monthly Meeting
7:30pm

Thursday, November 8
Ozanam Food Service
5:30pm in the parking lot behind the church. We will carpool to the shelter in Edison.

Saturday-Sunday, November 17-18
Monthly Food Drive
Donations will be gratefully accepted in the Narthex of the before and after all Masses.

Thursday, November 22
Ozanam Food Dropoff
5:00pm – 5:15pm in the parking lot behind the church

Thursday, November 22
Ozanam Food Service
5:30pm in the parking lot behind the church. We will carpool to the shelter in Edison.
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