Council Events

2021 Events are scheduled! Please continue to watch this site for more information.


FOP Walk:  Saturday September 25, 2021 (Check-in / Social time 8:30 – 9:15 am,  Walk begins promptly at 9:30am)

Our Columbus Diocese SVDP Friends of the Poor Walk is on for this year since this is an outside event. At this time Masks are highly recommended for all participants.

You can now register for the event at 

We are holding the event at St. Charles Preparatory School (athletic track) on September 25, 2021, to coincide with the National FOP Walk date. Full details are available at the website listed above. Please visit the site to register, donate, find a walker, or create/join a team.  The National site is located at The FOP walk is a great way for conferences to generate funds to support their work, as 100% of the money generated goes back to each individual conference.  T-shirts are free to each registered walker and there is no sign-up cost for the event.  

We are looking forward to the opportunity to walk with our fellow Vincentians and Friends to help generate funds for those whom we serve. 


Top Hat Mass & Awards Dinner --Postponed until April 2022 

The SVDP Top Hat Mass & Awards Dinner originally scheduled for October 2, 2021, at St. Francis De Sales High School is postponed to a future date/location in April 2022.  


Bishop's SVDP Mass:  Monday December 6, 2021 6PM, at the Cathedral

The Bishop’s SVDP Appreciation Mass will take place this year on December 6, 2021 at the Cathedral. At this time we are tentatively scheduling a dinner afterwards, but this is subject to change based on the status of the pandemic later this fall. 


Ozanam Training for new Conference members:

Kindly contact Maureen Meck via email to request scheduling for future Ozanam Training. Her email is [email protected]. You can also contact the Diocesan office by phone, 614-221-3554 to request scheduling for you conference or group.