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St. Vincent de Paul: Santa Clara County

St. Vincent de Paul Santa Clara County

Publications and Resources

BOMBAS Sock Donation distributed throughout SCC

SVdP of Santa Clara County provides assistance to those in need. We provide rental assistance, utility assistance, food, assistance with healthcare expenses, transportation costs, clothing, and now… SOCKS! With a generous donation from Bombas Socks we were able to provide the needy with new socks! It’s amazing how much pleasure can be gained by a […]


Barbara Wilkinson, Longtime Vincentian Passes

It is with heavy heart that we announce the passing of our own Barbara Wilkinson to eternal rest. On the morning of Tuesday, July 21, 2020, Barbara passed away suddenly at Kaiser Hospital due to heart complications. Barbara was born in Santa Rosa on May 16th, 1935 by devout Catholic parents, Lawrence and Rose Zuur. She […]


Open Wide Our Hearts: The enduring call to love

A pastoral letter against racism “Open Wide Our Hearts”, by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. “But racism still profoundly affects our culture, and it has no place in the Christian heart. This evil causes great harm to its victims, and it corrupts the souls of those who harbor racist or prejudicial thoughts. The […]


Clifton L. Herndon, Longtime Vincentian Passes

SVDP mourns the passing of one of our longtime Vincentians. Clifton Herndon of our St Thomas Aquinas Conference in Palo Alto, and the mother of Anne Fillin, Conference President, left us on March 22, 2020. Our deepest condolences to her family. She will be greatly missed by SVDP and was an incredible woman. Please read […]


Catholic Charities Food Distribution: Weekly Drive Thru At Church Locations

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County has setup food distribution weekly drive thru church locations throughout the county. If you are in need of food you can call 1-800-984-3663 or go to the locations listed on their website at the designated times. For details on this program [click here]


PG&E COVID-19 announcement

PG&E announced it had voluntarily implemented a moratorium on service disconnections for non-payment. This suspension will apply to both residential and commercial customers and will remain in effect until further notice. PG&E has outlined a series of billing and service modifications to support customers who have been impacted by the virus. However, customers must self-certify […]


Coronavirus relief: $11 million fund launches in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County and San Jose officials, along with nonprofits and business leaders on Monday launched what they hope will be an $11 million fund to help financially struggling residents get through the coronavirus pandemic. The money will help low-income households pay rent and other crucial bills in an effort to prevent them from losing […]


St. Vincent de Paul Society and Other Vincentian Prayers and Resources

St. Vincent de Paul Society and Other Vincentian Prayers Home Visit Prayers (Print and fold: Word doc) Home Visit Family Prayer Card (Word doc) Brought to us by Famvin Australia. SSVP St. Vincent De Paul Society Prayers Booklet*   PDF St. Vincent De Paul Society Opening Prayer   Powerpoint PDF St. Vincent De Paul Society Closing Prayer   Powerpoint PDF […]


2020 Circular Letter of the President General of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul

For the consecutive fourth year, Renato Lima de Oliveira, 16th President General of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, has published the Circular Letter, which is addressed to all the members of Society throughout the world.  Since 1841, the Circular Letter has become a tradition for the President General. The present document is divided into […]


Trinity Portrum-Rodriguez, dedicated Vincentian Passes

SVDP mourns the passing of one of our volunteers. Trinity Portrum-Rodriguez of our St Lucy Conference in Campbell left us on March 4, 2020. Our deepest condolences to her family. She will be greatly missed by SVDP. On the morning of March 4, our beloved Trinity Ann Portrum-Rodriguez, 36, passed away peacefully in her home […]