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OZANAM'S 200TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATED!

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Blessed Frederic Ozanam's 200th birthday mass and reception was celebrated Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at the Society's Los Angeles thrift store at 8:00 a.m.  60 people attended the mass, including Vincentians, shoppers and store and council employees.  At the end of the mass, participants sang "Happy Birthday" to Frederic while his cake was held up.  A fun reception was held afterword in the thrift store.  Happy 200th birthday Blessed Frederic!  Let us follow your example of drawing closer to God by drawing closer to the poor. Photos: (Top) Society spiritual advisor Reverand Pedro Villarroya, executive director David Fields, board president Claire Padama, housing director Ron Mulvihill and Vincentian services director Catalina Miller sing "Happy Birthday" to Frederic.  (Bottom) Frederic's birthday cake.

NEW SOCIETY WEBSITE AT WWW.SVDPLA.ORG!

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SOCIETY MEETS MEDIA CATHOLICS AT CIMA

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The Society of St.Vincent de Paul, Council of Los Angeles joined Catholics active in the entertainment industry and media in Pacific Palisades Sunday, April 14 to participate in the Catholics in Media Associates (CIMA) awards. CIMA President Nancy Bevins kindly invited Society executive director David Fields to participate as a reader in the mass which precedes the brunch and awards ceremony.  The Society was also invited to distribute handouts informing participants about our good works and soliciting in-kind donations for the Society thrift stores. Thank you Nancy Bevins for this exciting opportunity!

Photo: Priests and participants in the CIMA mass overlooking the Pacific Ocean.  Society executive director David Fields third from the right.  KCAL 9 news anchor Sylvia Lopez far right.

LAS VEGAS TRIP TO BENEFIT SOCIETY

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SOCIETY ARTICLE IN EL CLASSIFICADO

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SOCIETY ON FRONT PAGE OF LOS FELIZ LEDGER

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GARAGE SALE TO BENEFIT SOCIETY

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