Society of St. Vincent de Paul-Indianapolis Archdiocesan Council, Inc.


Links & Resources

Many people want to know more about the St. Vincent de Paul organization — or about the work of Vincentians. Included below are resources for your use. There is a link to our National website. And there are extensive links available under Member Documents which provide a great deal of background about this holy mission of spiritual development through service to others.


Members of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul who are called to become Vincentians follow Christ through service to those in need and bear witness to His compassionate and liberating love. Members show their commitment through person-to-person contact and service.

To be an effective member of the Society, more than a kind and loving heart is needed to serve those in need. Participating in the Ozanam Orientation Training, brings an in depth awareness and perspective to their important work.

SVdP Special Works volunteers should take the condensed version of Ozanam Training to have a better understanding of how to practice the Vincentian Charism as well as how to serve those in need with dignity and respect. Those already trained can access the training materials below.

Special Works Training

Our training programs are temporarily on hold, due to COVID-19. We will resume them when it is safe for us to conduct them again.


And he answered them, “Whoever has two tunics is to share with him who has none, and whoever has food is to do likewise.”

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