What is the Society of
St. Vincent De Paul?
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is a volunteer Catholic lay orginization comprised of 800,000 members in 131 Countries. They assist the poor and needy, providing comfort and financial assistance.
The Ss. Peter and Paul the Apostles Conference was started at the invitation of the Parish's pastor, Monsignor Edward Moretti, when the Parish was first founded. The Conference, subsequently, was formally accepted into the National Society of St. Vincent de Paul on June 24,1991. The Conference is also a member of the Manasota Regional Council which consists of all St.Vincent De Paul conferences in Manatee and Sarasota counties.
The Conference provides service to individuals without regard to race, creed, gender, sexual orientation, criminal justice status, veteran status, national origin, age, physical handi-cap, or employment status.
Who was St. Vincent de Paul?
St. Vincent de Paul is known as the "Apostle of charity" and "Father of the poor". In the seventeenth century he rescued poor, neglected children from the streets of Paris and formed organizations of both men and women to assist him in his work with the poor. He is the patron of the St. Vincent de Paul Society.
What we do
The Ss. Peter and Paul the Apostles Conference assist individuals needing help paying final notice utility bills(water, electric, and gas).Emergency food is also available.
To be considered for assistance, individuals must call
for an appointment.
Contact us at: (941)-794-1328
What you can do
You can always pray for our volunteers. If you would
like to join us as a volunteer helping our neighbors who
find themselves in need of help.Click
here to go directly to our volunteer page now. Our
organization has plenty to do in the volunteer arena, from
working in our Thrift Store to helping with the day to day
activities needing to be done. If you have a talent we
will find a way to use it in service to our Mission. The
Society of St. Vincent de Paul is dedicated to feeding,
clothing, housing and healing individuals and families in
our community who have nowhere else to turn for help. Just
as important, Society of St. Vincent de Paul provides
meaningful opportunities for volunteers to serve their
neighbors in need with love and compassion.