The Diocesan Council Emergency Fund helps conferences provide rent and utility bill assistance. Generous donations, large or small, are needed for this crucial emergency fund which is dangerously depleted.
Go to Columbus Voice of the Poor for information about a microloan program for the poor and to build a fund to back these loans to help the local poor avoid predatory lenders.
Sunday, August 21, Day of recollection, Martin dePorres Center, Begins at 10AM after 9AM continental breakfast and concludes with 2PM Mass.
August 30 through September 3, 2016, National Assembly, Columbus, Ohio
Saturday, September 24, 9AM to noon, Friends of the Poor Walk (Columbus) St. Francis de Sales High School
Saturday, October 15, 9AM - 3PM, Formation training for conferences' Voice of the Poor representatives, Martin de Porres Center, Ohio Dominican University, Columbus,
Read report of April 23, Top Hat event and read nominations for Top Hat Honorees.
Download Spring 2016 VOICE containing a call to prepare for the National SVdP Assembly in Columbus August 30 - September 3.
Read reports of October 3, 2015 Friends of Poor Walks
Read synopsis of August 23, 2015 Day of Recollection
Read report of November 30, 2015 Bishop's Appreciation Mass
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