This is a lay catholic organisation founded by Frederic Ozanam.
The biblical message is contained in the parable of the Good Samaritan. Lk 10:30-37
Role in our Lives
The society sees its role as supporting those in need.
In our Parish, the societies’ activities include:
- Weekly meeting each Tuesday evening followed by home visits.
- Monthly church gate collection.
- Work with older people, women (including lone parents), men and young people.
- Liaising with the community welfare officer and money advice bureau.
Anyone in the Parish of Rathgar can join the Rathgar Conference of St Vincent de Paul. Meetings take place in St Brigid’s room, next to St. Patrick’s hall, in the church each Tues at 7.15 pm.
Person to Contact
SVP Head Office 18 Nicholas St, Dublin 8. Tel: 8550022.
Greater detail can be found at www.svp.ie