Seeing the Face of Christ in Those We Serve.

Society of St. Vincent de Paul
Holy Trinity Conference
Charlottesville, VA

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PLEASE JOIN OUR 2022 FRIENDS OF THE POOR WALK

Tuesday, September 27th

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church

Many of our neighbors continue to struggle to make ends meet. Members of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Holy Trinity Conference in Charlottesville are doing what they can to help our neighbors in need.  Your donations are used locally to provide emergency, utility, and rental assistance to prevent eviction and to help restore utilities or prevent cut-off (disconnection).  Our Friends of the Poor Walk is our primary fundraising effort to support our mission/ministry.

On Tuesday, September 27th we will walk together in unity, solidarity, and hope in love for Christ Jesus in our neighbor. Registration will begin at 4 pm and the Walk at 6 pm after the 5:15 pm Mass celebrating the Feast of St. Vincent de Paul in the church. We will walk from St. Thomas Aquinas University Parish to UVA’s Scott Stadium and return.  You are welcome to stay for our gathering and sharing of refreshments and fellowship after the Walk. Bring your family and friends! We look forward to walking with you.

 

Our Vincentian work would not be possible without the donation of time by our volunteers and the generosity of walkers and sponsors.  Please use the link below to register to walk and donate on our FOP Walk website.  Thank you for walking with us and helping us help others.

"Unity Happens When We Walk Together" – Pope Francis

Our Mission

We are a network of friends, inspired by Gospel values, growing in holiness and building a more just world through personal relationships with and service to people in need.

 
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"Charity is the cement which binds communities to God and persons to
one another"
- St. Vincent de Paul

Helping Our Friends In Need

We help our friends in need by providing assistance with food,

rent, utilities, emergency needs,

and spiritual support

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"We must do what is most agreeable to God. We must do what Our Lord Jesus Christ did when preaching the Gospel. Let us go the poor."
- Blessed Frederic Ozanam
Founder of the Soicety of St. Vincent de Paul
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