Thursday, April 17, 2014

THANKS TO SHOE PALACE!

Leadership of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Council of Los Angeles, traveled to San Jose, California to thank the Mersho family, owners of Shoe Palace with a plaque for their generosity to the Society. The Mershos have supported the Society's charitable efforts in diverse ways: sponsoring the creation of a new workshop/learning center; the distribution of school supplies and backpacks to low-income students and giving away shoes to disadvantaged children at Christmas. The Society will honor the Mersho family at the council's Mardi Gras in May gala, May, 2014.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Ray Lopez, Camp Director Interview


In this interview, Ray Lopez, Camp Director of the St. Vincent de Paul Circle V Ranch Camp near Santa Barbara, explains how young people who have never had a camping experience learn so much in this summer program about loving themselves, others and God.

Mark Mariscal recognition at L.A. City Hall as the 70th President of the California Park and Recreation Society.


The Society’s David Garcia and David Fields joined Society board member Mark Mariscal for his recognition at L.A. City Hall as the 70th President of the California Park and Recreation Society.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Annual Meeting 2014


Commissioning of SVdPLA spiritual directors by Archbishop Gomez at the Cathedral of our Lady of the Angels, Annual Meeting 2014. 650 Vincentians in attendance.



Archbishop Gomez at SVdPLA Annual Meeting 2014 with the newly-commissioned Vincentian spiritual advisors.


Wednesday, March 26, 2014

PREPPING PACKETS FOR SVDPLA ANNUAL MEETING!

Photo: Volunteers and staff prep informational packets for Annual Meeting 2014.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

3,000 TO SVDPLA AT RELIGIOUS ED CONGRESS


Photo: Society administrative and camp staff at their booth at Religious Education Congress 2014 in Anaheim, California. An estimated 3,000 visitors came to the Society booth.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

SVDPLA AT RELIGIOUS ED CONGRESS


Come by the Society of St. Vincent de Paul's booth at the Religious Education Congress in Anaheim March 14 - 15 to sign up for our raffle for a basket of fun Catholic items worth over $200!  

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