The Society of St Vincent de Paul
The Society of St Vincent de Paul is an international Catholic voluntary organization dedicated to helping the poor, sick and disadvantaged. The Society was founded in 1833, by Blessed Frédéric Ozanam, to help impoverished people living in the slums of Paris, France. Its focus is service to the poor. The Society is named after St Vincent de Paul. The society has a membership of over 800,000 people spread over 140 countries. St Vincent de Paul is the patron of all works of charity.
In St Agnes Wuye, the St Vincent de Paul Conference (as its branches are called), caters for the sick and the needy in the community. Its activities are funded by donations from members, parishioners, and other kind spirited individuals and organizations. They meet every Wednesday by 6pm.
For membership interest and further inquiries call: 08039781144