New President of SSVP

Date Published: 15 Apr, 2012

Mr. Benjamin Gomes of Kakrail, Dhaka Archdiocese was elected new President of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul on March 2, 2012 held at Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Rajshahi.



The installation of the new president and oath taking ceremony was held at CBCB Centre on April 12, 2012. Mr. John H. Y. Lee, Vice President, International Structure and Board Member of Society of St. Vincent de Paul Council General was present on that auspicious occasion. Bishop Bejoy D’Cruze OMI, of Sylhet celebrated mass assisted by Fr. Parimol I. Rozario at the altar. In his homily, Bishop Bejoy highlighted the life of St. Vincent de Paul who dedicated his life for the poor and inspired the Vincentians to do the same as their patron did. Around 150 Vincentians from different conferences of St. Vincent de Paul were also present to congratulate the new president and to wish him all the best as he assumes his new responsibility. Congratulation Bro. Benjamin!