On the Practical Applications of Catholic Social Teaching
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is the face of the Catholic Church as it relates to helping the poor. The Society is deeply rooted in Vincentian spirituality. Vincentians, as members of the Society are called, achieve their individual holiness by assisting the poor. We are inspired to seek and find the forgotten, the suffering, and the deprived. The following are practical applications of Catholic Social Teaching as practiced by the Los Angeles Council of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.