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Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish, Mourne Road, Drimnagh, Dublin 12 Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish, Mourne Road, Drimnagh, Dublin 12

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Two Conference of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul work in our Parish.

 

Conference of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary

President:  Antoinette Kearney

 

Conference of Saint John the Evangelist

President:  Martin Coffey

 

The local Conferences can be contactet through:

 SVP House , 91-92, Sean McDermott Street, Dublin 1

Telephone 01 8550022
 
Fax 01 8559168
 
Email info@svpdublin.ie

http://www.svp.ie/Home.aspx

 

The aim of the St Vincent de Paul Society is to tackle poverty in all its forms through the provision of practical assistance to those in need.

The concept of need is broader than financial hardship, so visiting the sick, the lonely, the imprisoned form a large proportion of the Society's work.

The Society operates in small groups, called "Conferences", based on local parishes which meet regularly and their work is usually concentrated on local visiting. 

However over the years, the SVP has responded to social changes, provides a range of additional services depending on the prevailing need. Today, these “Special Works” include shops, resource centres, provides accommodation to vulnerable people and various holiday schemes amongst other things.