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Vincentian Heritage Week is coming


DIBS at Vinny Fest 2019
DIBS posed for a photo with students during Vinny Fest 2019. This year's event is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 30. (DePaul University/Randall Spriggs)

Join the campus community this September as DePaul celebrates Vincentian Heritage Week 2022. From the Vincentian Heritage Week Luncheon to Vinny Fest, the university is set to host a number of events across campus in celebration of St. Vincent de Paul.  

Tuesday, Sept. 27 
2 –4 p.m.  
Loop Campus DePaul Plaza

Join the Office of Student Involvement and Division of Mission and Ministry for the inaugural Loop Mini Vinny Fest. Celebrate St. Vincent’s Feast Day and DePaul University’s 125th anniversary with fun, games, photos, caricatures and more. 
Vincentian Heritage Week Luncheon featuring Sister Helen Prejean 
Wednesday, Sept. 28 
12 p.m. 
Loop Campus DePaul Center, concourse level 

Join the DePaul community for a special luncheon featuring an engaging conversation with Sister Helen Prejean, ardent advocate for restorative justice and activist against the death penalty. President Rob Manuel will present Sr. Helen with the St. Vincent de Paul Award in recognition of her advocacy for restorative justice. Space is limited and RSVPs are required. 
Vincentian Heritage Week Prayer Breakfast featuring President Rob Manuel
Friday, Sept. 30 
9 a.m. 
Lincoln Park Student Center, room 120 A/B, and Zoom 

During the 125th Anniversary Vincentian Heritage Week annual St. Vincent de Paul Prayer Breakfast, Rob Manuel will speak about his vision of the Vincentian spirit and its impact in these times of complexity and uncertainty. This is an opportunity for faculty, staff and students to meet the new president and start DePaul's 125th year in community, gathered for the sake of a mission. RSVPs are required. 
Vinny Fest 
Friday, Sept. 30 
2 – 4 p.m. 
Lincoln Park Campus Quad 

A DePaul tradition to honor and celebrate St. Vincent de Paul’s legacy, Vinny Fest returns this year with fun, games, photos with Vincent, free food and more. This annual event features student organizations, offices, and departments as they host engaging activities to celebrate our mission in action as a DePaul community.