St Vincent DePaul Conference #734
St Perpetua’s Catholic Church
The Society of St. Vincent DePaul founded in 1833 by Frederic Ozanam in Paris,
is dedicated to the service of those in need throughout the world.
ST PERPETUA’S CONFERENCE:
* All members are volunteers. Presently there are 7 active members.
* Meet the 1st Monday of months Sept - June, 7pm
* What do we do? Our needy neighbors call the parish office, 248-682-6431.
Jane screens the calls; IF the client lives in St Perpetua’s parish boundries, she calls a member who arranges a home visit, along with another member.
*How are we supported? The poor boxes in the vestibule of the church are our main means of income.
Also, VG community points; personal contributions; this spring we had our first church-wide donation drive.
*How can you donate? A check made out to : St Perpetua’s St Vincent DePaul and dropped in the poor box, or the Sunday collection would be good.
Also: upon the death of a family member, would you consider donations be made to St Perpetua’s St Vincent DePaul in lieu of flowers? We have envelopes for that purpose.
*FYI - CLIENTS: you must live within St Perpetua’s boundries
We GENERALLY help a client once within 12 months
We have 72 hours from the time you call to return the call
*Interested in joining us? Call Jane Scott: 248-682-0323
All you need is the desire to help those in need
Empathy with people
Ability to listen
Understanding of Vincentian outlook