Governing Structure

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is governed by a hierarchical structure (below). The Goderich Society of St. Vincent de Paul is part of the St. Peter’s Conference (affiliated with St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Parish under the Diocese of London). The St. Peter’s Conference is run wholly by volunteers.

The International Confederation of Society of St. Vincent de Paul

Regional Council
The Society in Canada is divided into 5 Regional Councils
as approved of by the National Council

The Ontario Regional Council’s website is here.

Particular Council
Usually formed by 4 to 12 Conferences in the same vicinity— i.e. Toronto

Conferences
Including St. Peter’s Conference, which includes the Goderich Society of St. Vincent de Paul