Society of Saint Vincent de Paul Ministry

The mission of St. Vincent de Paul is to grow spiritually through prayer and service to those in need in the community.  Participants in this ministry pair up to do home visits in responses to calls of need that come into the rectory. Becoming a member of SVdP does not require a commitment to participate in home visits.  Members also support each other in prayer and sharing of ideas on how to best raise funds and distribute them.


This past fiscal year the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul (SVdP) saw a dramatic increase in requests for help from our Friends and Neighbors in need.  It is with deep appreciation for your gifts that the SVdP shares the following report for the past fiscal year (10/1/21- 9/30/22).  So many lives were touched by your generosity!  Vincentians made 114 Home Visits serving 169 adults and 97 children.  SVdP was able to provide a total of $80,909 in financial assistance to needy individuals and families!  This included $18,287 in rental, security deposit, and mortgage assistance; $9,957 for food; $9,762 for utilities; $5,081 for gift cards for various reasons including medical supplies; $3,765 for car repairs, payments, and insurance; $3,450 for gas; $2,910 for furniture; $1,427 for taxes; $1,255 for clothing; $508 in emergency housing; and $1,650 during the Christmas holidays for needy families.  We also provided $22,857 for requests that did not fall into one of the above categories, but where we discerned the need was real (i.e., “Twinning” with other Conferences, medical expenses, home repairs, cable/telephone, after school care, etc.). 

We have been truly blessed to be able to make a difference in the lives of so many in need—and it was only because of your unbelievably generous support.  We may be Christ’s hands and feet, but you are His heart!  Thank you.



For questions or to contact this ministry click here.


Commitment: Once a month  
Place: Father Dorgan Hall
Time: 1st Thursday of the month 7:15pm - 8:30pm












News: Recently SVdP expanded its community outreach to include the underserved population of seniors residing in one of our local nursing homes. We provided clothing items for twenty-one (21) senior ladies and gentlemen who no longer had family or friends who could do that for them. Click here to see photos of this endeavor.

(Diane McGrane and Paul Coughlin assist at the "Bundle Sunday" fundraiser. Over 200 bags of clothing were donated!

Paul Coughlin, David Knowlton and De Reilly delivering Christmas gifts to the Brentwood Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Danvers.  Twenty-four residents received Christmas presents from SVdP.


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