A Global Movement

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is a global Catholic lay organization. Our members perform the corporal and spiritual works of mercy in over 180 countries around the world, and assist tens of millions of people every year.

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A Local Movement

The Society has served Rhode Island since 1877. Today, our 400 active Vincentians are organized into 33 parish-based conferences, and last year we helped over 12,000 Rhode Islanders!

Welcome! Inspired by Gospel values, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul helps women and men to grow spiritually by offering person-to-person service to the needy, in the tradition of our founders, Blessed Frédéric Ozanam and Blessed Rosalie Rendu, and our patrons, St. Vincent de Paul and St. Louise de Marillac. We are an independent, lay, Catholic organization, and a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation.

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