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Preparing the Way for National Migration Week

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Preparing the Way for National Migration Week (January 8th to 14th, 2017), from the New Sanctuary Committee of St. Vincent de Paul Migrants and refugees are not pawns on the chessboard of humanity. They are children, women and men who leave or who are forced to leave their homes for various reasons, who share a […]

What is RUM?

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What is the Reconciliation & Unity Ministry (RUM)? Are you called to join us? An Advent Invitation… RUM was formed in 2014 following the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, and the Ministry was tasked with exploring ways of facilitating dialogue and the development of relationships here at St. Vincent’s so that ”we may become […]

Vincentian Virtues Pledge

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In celebration of the Feast of St. Vincent DePaul, and the 200th anniversary of the Vincentian Mission in America, the congregation of St. Vincent DePaul took the following pledge. At this celebration of the Feast of St. Vincent DePaul, in this 200th year of Vincentian presence in the United States, we commit ourselves as a […]

Calling All Artists!

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To honor the feast day of our dear St. Vincent, an art exhibit of creative work by you, the parishioners of St. Vincent’s, Germantown, will be displayed throughout the church the weekend of September 24/25. The exhibit is entitled: Our Creative Community: The Art of St. Vincent’s, Germantown You are invited to submit up to […]

The Importance of Hospitality

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Nearly every week, St. Vincent’s hosts a post-Mass hospitality gathering. In the summer, it’s usually water ice and pretzels on the Rectory porch. In autumn through spring, we have donuts and coffee in the Hospitality room. But no matter where it is, or what we’re serving, it’s a vital ministry to the church. It’s how we […]

Opening Prayer for the Capital Campaign

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John Trudeau composed this lovely prayer for the opening of one of our Capital Campaign meetings. In the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit, Amen Loving God, we are gathered this evening to discuss and plan for the   future of our beloved St Vincent De Paul parish. Please rain down your grace […]

Agnes Bauerlein

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Agnes Bauerlein recently passed away due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease. You can read more about her life in her Inquirer Obituary. Let’s add to that Agnes’ own words: “My personal acquiescent acceptance of the events that lead to a war in Southeast Asia will forever remind me that commitment to family does not preclude commitment to the […]