In the Media

The Preferential Option For the Poor – An Interview with Steve and Andrew

Meet the elf of St. Vincent who organizes a second-hand holiday


SVDP TV Series – Des Moines Varilek Center Story


DES MOINES, Iowa – The Des Moines Council of the U.S. Society of St. Vincent de Paul will be featured on a series on Eternal Word Television Network titled,

“Our Faith in Action: Today’s Society of St. Vincent de Paul”

on Sunday, April 29 at 5:30 a.m. CDT and Saturday, May 5 at 5:00 p.m. CDT.


The series follows SVdP members on their spiritual growth journey through service to people and families in need. From the Society’s traditional home visits, food pantries and assistance with rent and utilities, to innovative health care, financial and mentoring programs, the Society’s Vincentians see the face of Christ in the people they encounter.