Dear Friends,
Having celebrated Catholic schools week at the end of January, I am reminded of the important role a Catholic education plays in our faith formation. Our parish believes in the power of Catholic religious education demonstrated through our commitment to these ministries: Parish School of Religion, RCIA, Adult Spiritual Formation, Pre-school, Elementary, Junior High, and High School. These ministries require significant financial resources, and we commit those resources because we believe there is no better investment in the future!

As we prepare for Lent, I am asking you to make a $2,000 or greater contribution to St. Vincent’s "Support a Student Fund." Many of our families have limited financial resources to educate their children in the Catholic faith at St. Vincent parish schools (PSR, elementary, junior high, high school). As a parish, we do not turn any family away because of financial limitations.

The financial needs of our students and their families whose religious education is unfunded or underfunded can easily exceed $100,000. Your contribution to the “Support a Student Fund” will be used exclusively for tuition for a family with financial struggles. Our families need your help!

Fr. Milton F. Ryan, C.M., Pastor

St. Vincent de Paul Parish, a dynamic Catholic presence in Perry County since 1818, is dedicated to sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ and to St. Vincent de Paul's mission of service. 

Pope Francis' 2015 Lenten Message
Pope Francis has asked us to prayerfully consider our personal renewal during the 2015 Lenten season, and to be open to making our hearts firm and merciful, attentive and generous. Click this link to read his full message.

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