Saturday, February 28, 2015

David Garcia to Lincoln Board

Society deputy executive director David Garcia was sworn in to a second term as a board member of the Lincoln Heights Chamber of Commerce Thursday, February 26, 2015 at a dinner at the San Antonio Winery in Los Angeles.  Congratulations David!

Employee Winter Birthdays Celebrated

Employees of the Society’s Los Angeles administrative offices and thrift store celebrated birthdays today at the L.A. store with cake, refreshments and ice cream.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

SVdP on Eternal Word Television Network

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul and International President Michael Thio, National President Sheila Gilbert and National CEO Dave Barringer will be featured in an upcoming episode of a new EWTN series, “The Church Universal.”

To view a preview clip of the program, click here:

The SVdP episode will air on the following dates:

Sunday, March 1      5 p.m. Eastern          2 p.m. Pacific

Tuesday, March 3    5 a.m. Eastern           2 a.m. Pacific

Friday, March 6       10 p.m. Eastern         7 p.m. Pacific

“The Church Universal” features the good news about lay movements and their central role in the new evangelization. Fr. Joseph Mary Wolfe, M.F.V.A, introduces viewers to the varied apostolates and outreach ministries within the Church.

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Monday, February 23, 2015

Annual Meeting 2015

Vincentians over 700 strong came to Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral in downtown Los Angeles, Sunday February 22 for their 2015 Annual Meeting.  National Society CEO David Barringer was the keynote speaker and Archbishop Gomez blessed the Society’s newest spiritual advisors, who posed for a photo with him in the cathedral.  Thank you for joining us for annual meeting!

Friday, February 20, 2015

All women's pants, dresses, pajamas & linen 50% off!

Eva Alanis Retires from LA Store

Eva Alanis, a 26-year-employee of the Society’s Los Angeles thrift store retired today.  The Society’s executive director David Fields praised Alanis’ hard work ethic and pleasing personality. “She is an example to us all,” he said.  Alanis and her fellow employees celebrated with a cake.  Upon receiving her goodbye gift, Alanis remarked on all her years, “Thanks for putting up with me!”

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Ash Wednesday Thrift Store Mass

Spiritual advisor to SVdPLA, Fr. Pedro Villarroya, C.M.  celebrated Mass today at the Los Angeles thrift store for 40 employees, board members, and administrators.   What are you doing for Lent this year?

Barbers for the Homeless at Winter Shelter

The ReUp Barbershop provided 22 haircuts for homeless clients Sunday 2/15/15 at the City of Oxnard National Guard Armory, the site of this year’s SVDPLA Winter Warming Shelter.  Thanks ReUp!

Monday, February 9, 2015

EduCare Volunteers at SVDPLA

The Society's Los Angeles thrift store had 40 volunteers from the EduCare Foundation Saturday, February 7, 2015.  They did a great job helping out around the store.  Thank you students from EduCare!

Thursday, February 5, 2015

SVdP on EWTN Friday & Sunday February 6 & 8

  SVdP on Eternal Word Television Network
Friday, Feb. 6 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern
Sunday, Feb. 8 at 2:00 a.m. Eastern 
In the fall, National President Sheila Gilbert, National CEO Dave Barringer and International President Michael Thio were guests on EWTN's new Thursday afternoon live show, "At Home with Jim & Joy," hosted by Jim and Joy Pinto.

The program will re-air on Friday at 5 p.m. Eastern and once more on Sunday at 2 a.m. Eastern.
The topic will focus on the work of the United States Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

For more information about EWTN's new live show, "At Home with Jim & Joy," visit:

Stay tuned for more details about SVdP on EWTN!