Nov 292019
SVDP Volunteers Needed Urgently

The three St Vincent de Paul shops in Richmond, Hornby and Papanui are in urgent need of volunteers.  On-the-job training is given and no previous experience needed. For more information please refer to the diocesan website or contact Polly on 021 339289 or   

 29/11/2019  Categories: News Tagged with: ,
Dec 212018
St Vincent de Paul

To date this year, 15 Vinnies volunteers have completed 736 visits to assist those in need in our community. With the support of parishioners over 1,200 people have benefited from the welfare of the society. A very merry Christmas to all from the members of SVDP Mairehau Conference, may God continue to bless the givers [more…]

 21/12/2018  Categories: News Tagged with:
Dec 142018
St Vincent de Paul - Mairehau

Mairehau St Vincent de Paul has responded to 43 requests for food and assistance over the last fortnight. With the Christmas season approaching, many people around our area struggle to provide extras for themselves and their families. Many thanks for your ongoing support that makes this work possible. Christmas Angels are available on the tree [more…]

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Nov 302018
St Vincent de Paul - Angel Gifts

Christmas Angels are available in the foyer from this weekend. Each angel lists either ‘donation of food’ or ‘monetary donation’ on them. Take an angel home and return it next week to assist our local St Vincent de Paul to bring Christmas to those in our community who are less fortunate. May God bless the [more…]

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Oct 122018
St Vincent de Paul

Feast Day Mass held on Thursday 27 September was a wonderful occasion and honoured four Mairehau St Vincent de Paul members for 20 years of service to the Parish and the Society. Chris O’Connell, Sr Cora Grennan, Rona Craig and Trish O’Keefe received these long service awards. During the past week nine calls for assistance with [more…]

 12/10/2018  Categories: News Tagged with:
Sep 212018
Mairehau St Vincent de Paul

Mairehau St Vincent de Paul Our parish Vincent De Paul team has responded to 21 requests for food over the last fortnight. Several households included young children or elderly people as well as people experiencing various sorts of distress. Thank you for the ongoing generosity of parishioners’ – who make this work possible. If you [more…]

 21/09/2018  Categories: News Tagged with:
Aug 242018
St Vincent de Paul Mairehau

In the past fortnight our SVDP have assisted 65 people in 23 families across the Parish with food, power, fire wood and furniture. They have also assisted the people of Indonesia, following their recent devastating earthquake, with a $1,000 donation on behalf of the Parish. God bless the givers.

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Jul 272018
St Vincent de Paul Mairehau

Our St Vincent de Paul received nine requests this week for a variety of assistance – including food, firewood and household furniture. Requests came from single people living on their own and managing health and disability issues as well as families with young children. Thank you for your ongoing support that makes this work possible

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