St Bartholomew School

470 Ryders Lane, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
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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 per-sons 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

Thank you!

The St. Vincent de Paul Society is very grateful for the food and monetary donations we have received from our parishioners. Thank you so much for your generosity!

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

“The greatest commandment in the law is to love God with one's whole heart and one's neighbor as oneself (cf. Matt 22:37-40). Christ made this commandment of love of neighbor His own and enriched it with a new meaning. For He wanted to equate Himself with His brethren as the object of this love when He said, ‘As long as you did it for one of these, the least of My brethren, you did it for Me’ (Matt 25:40). Assuming human nature, He bound the whole human race to Himself as a family through a certain supernatural solidarity and established charity as the mark of His disciples, saying, ‘By this will all men know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another’ (John 13:35).” (Pope Paul VI, Apostolicam Actuositatem, 1965, Sec. II.8)

More info can be found on our Saint Vincent de Paul website, www.ebsvdp.org.

 
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, August 19-20
Backpack and School Supplies Collection
Before and After All Masses in the Narthex

Purchasing backpacks and school supplies can be very difficult for low income families struggling to make ends meet. We are asking for your support again this year to help give children of our SVDP clients some of the tools they need to be ready for school. Your donations of supplies can make a real difference to them.

In addition to backpacks, some examples of school supplies are:
• wide ruled spiral notebooks
• marbled composition notebooks
• glue sticks
• black/blue ballpoint pens
• #2 Pencils
• 24 Pack crayons
• pink erasers
• rulers
• multi-pocket folders
• pencil pouches
• highlighters
• facial tissue/kleenex
• colored markers
• dry erase markers.

Please consider making a donation! Thank you!

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470 Ryders Lane,
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Phone: 732-257-7722