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 724 active Vincentians are organized into 35 parish-based conferences. Last year, we provided help to 120,000 of our fellow citizens!
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The Nation is Coming to Providence!

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul's 2015 National Assembly will be held in Providence, August 26-29, 2015. More details will be made available in the coming months, so check back here often. Let's get ready to welcome our Vincentian brothers and sisters from around the nation to our beautiful state!

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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SVDP Business Partners

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National Assembly 2015

The nation is coming to Providence, August 26-29, 2015. That’s w...

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Join Us!

Any Catholic lay person can become a full member of the Society of St....

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