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Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVP)

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is the largest, voluntary, charitable organisation in Ireland. Its membership of over 10,000 volunteers throughout the country offer friendship and support to individuals and families living with poverty to achieve self-sufficiency while working for social justice.

 

Here in Knocklyon, the St. Colmcille’s Conference membership of 14 people meet on Monday evenings at 7pm in the Iona Centre. Each member is a volunteer that dedicates 3 to 4 hours per week offering a helping hand to anyone going through a difficult time.

 

After the meeting, members then visit households in pairs to offer some practical or financial assistance towards day-to-day essentials. They may also offer relevant information about other services or supports. The main purpose of visiting is to spend some time talking and extending the hand of friendship.

 

The work of the conference is made possible through generous donations received locally throughout the year, and monthly collections in St. Colmcille’s Church.

 

How to make contact

 

If you find yourself in need of some support from the SVP, please get in touch via the national helpline number (01) 884 8200 or you can fill in the form at  https://svp.ie/request-help .

 

Volunteering

 

If you would like to contribute to a vital service in the parish and become a volunteer, your help would be very welcome.

 

Please visit : https://www.svp.ie/ways-to-help/volunteer/ 

Calendar

 

29th April

Monday
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Iona Centre
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From 19:00 to 20:00

6th May

Monday
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From 19:00 to 20:00

13th May

Monday
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From 19:00 to 20:00

20th May

Monday
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From 19:00 to 20:00

27th May

Monday
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From 19:00 to 20:00

3rd June

Monday
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From 19:00 to 20:00

10th June

Monday
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From 19:00 to 20:00

17th June

Monday
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From 19:00 to 20:00

24th June

Monday
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From 19:00 to 20:00

1st July

Monday
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From 19:00 to 20:00

8th July

Monday
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From 19:00 to 20:00

15th July

Monday
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From 19:00 to 20:00

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