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St. Vincent de Paul: Santa Clara County

St. Vincent de Paul Santa Clara County

Publications and Resources

St. Vincent de Paul attends Ministry Fair at Most Holy Trinity church

On October 15th, 2017 Most Holy Trinity Parish in San Jose, Ca held its annual Ministry Fair. The fair is held to provide visibility to the many Ministries that are available to join. This always popular annual event allows parishioners to join various Ministries which are setup to provide services to the community. John Estrada, […]


Our Faith in Action: Today’s Society of St. Vincent de Paul on EWTN

Be sure to check out brand-new episodes of “Our Faith in Action: Today’s Society of St. Vincent de Paul” on EWTN on July 14, 26, 27 and 28. All air times are at 6:30 p.m. Eastern/3:30 p.m. Pacific. Join the Society of St. Vincent de Paul members on their spiritual growth journey through service to people in need. Watch our Catholic faith in action through […]


Free Healthy Meals for Kids & Teens!

Everyone should have access to the nutritious foods they need to live a healthy, productive life. Unfortunately, due to the high cost of living, too many people in our community are not getting enough nutritious food to eat.                                   […]


SVdP Benefit Luncheon and Antique Evaluation

Antiques Fundraiser Update: Due to scheduling conflicts the Benefit Luncheon and Antique Evaluation Fundraiser has been postponed to a later date. If you have purchased a ticket for this event you will be contacted by the Council office regarding your purchase. Once a new date is established details will be posted to this page. Thank you […]


SVdP’s Mary Morris Honored as one of 85 Catechists

Pictured: Bishop McGrath and Mary Morris of SVdP’s St. Victor Conference in San Jose. [Story/Photo credit: Liz Sullivan/Valley Catholic] It is an event that is older than the Diocese of San Jose. On May 9, the Diocese held the 47th Annual Saint Pius X Awards Banquet at Villa Ragusa restaurant in Campbell. The event began […]


Blending Tradition & Innovation: Our Interview with Dave Barringer

Wednesday May 31, 2017 The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is a national Catholic organization that has served people in poverty for over 170 years in the United States. Steeped in the Vincentian charism and an ethos of innovation, the Society serves in 4,400 parishes across the country with 95,000 lay Vincentian volunteers and operates […]


Earle Lindell Bowman Jr.

August 2, 1927 – May 18, 2017 Resident of Santa Clara Earle grew up in Attleboro, Mass. He enlisted in the U.S. Naval Air Corps and was honorably discharged in Jan.1947. He attended Northeastern University and after graduation enjoyed a successful career in Hotel Management. Earle was married to Frances Mary Schullian in 1959 and […]


A Hard-Fought Five Years Brings a Huge Victory

For five years, more than 400 residents of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, Palo Alto’s last mobile home park, fought to preserve their homes after the park owners announced their intention to sell the property to a developer. Earlier this month, a deal was reached that will preserve the park as affordable housing. [Full Story]


San Jose City Council approves historic new renter protections

SAN JOSE —-  A day after the San Jose City Council narrowly approved historic new tenant protections, including a “just cause” policy requiring landlords to give a reason for ousting tenants, renters celebrated a victory they have sought for decades. [Full Story]


St. Vincent de Paul Fall Fundraiser: Lunch with Bishop McGrath and Monsignor Cilia

As part of the St. Vincent de Paul Fall Fundraiser donors were entered into a raffle for various prizes. One of the coveted prizes was lunch with Bishop Patrick J. McGrath and Monsignor Francis V. Cilia. Pictured above are the winners, Mike and Beth Connor, with the Bishop and Monsignor. The luncheon was held on […]