Lacy Garden season is underway

June 15, 2022

The Feast of St. Isadore, patron saint of farmers, saw St. Vincent de Paul — Madison volunteers and staff come together for the annual blessing of Lacy Garden, a member of Madison Area Food Pantry Gardens. Msgr. Larry Bakke led the blessing, which included a reminder from the book of Genesis that God has called […]

New rain garden at Port St. Vincent de Paul

June 14, 2022

The men of Port St. Vincent de Paul recently planted a “rain garden” as part of The Roger Bannerman Rain Garden Initiative.   The City of Madison Engineering Division established the program and hopes residents will help it reach its goal of 1,000 rain gardens! Port St. Vincent de Paul is proud to be one […]

Neighbors Helping Neighbors the Vincentian Way

February 25, 2022

What is a conference? Who are members? A brief history and overview of current service provided by St. Vincent de Paul member conferences in Dane County   In 1925, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul began serving in Madison at St. Bernard Catholic Church and Holy Redeemer Church. Each parish formed a conference of […]

The Diocesan Council of Madison Society of St. Vincent de Paul

January 17, 2022

This flyer details each St. Vincent de Paul conference across the Diocese of Madison along with an explanation of the services provided.

Vinny’s Lockers 2: Rising from the Ashes

September 7, 2021

Goods storage for people experiencing homelessness returns after fire last fall   Vinny’s Lockers 2 opened in July, following a building remodel project to replace the original Vinny’s Lockers, which was lost to fire last November. This program, the only one of its kind in Dane County, provides long-term storage of goods for people experiencing […]