Vinnies took part in a two day event that saw both young Catholics and YSA of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) connect in prayer, fellowship and varied discussions. Following the initial success of a combined gathering in 2014, a new cohort was hosted by the Office of Public Affairs, LDS […]
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At Vinnies we love our hard working volunteers! Twenty year old Emily has an intellectual disability and volunteers at our Aro Valley shop. She is a great example of how volunteering benefits the individual as well as Vinnies. Shop Manager, Heather, says that Emily has been working at the shop for two years, and in […]
Festival Mass of the Annunciation Last week Friday, Vincentians from all over the Wellington City area gathered to celebrate the Annunciation with a festival Mass. Fr. Rob Devlin celebrated the Mass and challenged the assembled Vincentians to think critically on the gospel and what it meant to say ‘yes’ to God. Following the Mass, we […]
One of the many ways that Vincentians are able to help local Wellingtonians is by delivering care packages bursting with food and Christmas cheer care boxes right to their doors. It is always difficult when you are struggling to feed yourself and your family, but even more so during the holiday season. So, on Friday, […]
Last Friday, all our Wellington Vincentians gathered together at Ozanam House to celebrate the feast of the Immaculate Conception. A huge thank you to Fr Carl Telford SM who offered the mass. We had a nice intimate turn out of people. And everyone really enjoyed socialising and eating together afterwards.
Yesterday was the 4th annual Refugee Safety and Wellbeing day held in Wellington, and it was a resounding success. We got there a bit early to set up our table and wait for the building to fill up. There were four great volunteers working the event, James (our City Conference President), John (our Area Council […]
This past weekend, on Sunday the 18th of October at 2:00PM, we officially blessed our newest Wellington Op Shop in Kelburn. Fr Carl Telford SM joined a small group of Vincentians and shop Volunteers to bless the shop, and of course, have some tea afterwards. John Kennedy-Good opened by thanking everyone for coming and introducing each […]