Monday, February 13, 2006

February 13 - St. Catherine of Ricci

For more information on St. Catherine, see Saint-a-Day.

Did you know the St. Vincent de Paul Society in St. Louis has over 137 parish conferences and more than 2,500 volunteers who helped provide services to more than 236,000 people in the archdiocese last year? St. Boniface's conference operated for many years, right up until the closing, thanks to people like John Moynihan and Sr. Carolyn Brambilla.

In the news: SVdP St. Louis gets new director, Zip Rzeppa (full article to subscribers only)

St. Louis also holds the distinction of being the first city in the US to establish a St. Vincent de Paul conference.


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