Young Adults


KNOWN is a group of young-adult volunteers that dedicates their Saturday mornings to activities at the St. Vincent de Paul Shelters.  By building individual relationships with guests, we seek to affirm the inherent beauty and dignity of each person. While the shelter provides food, clothing, and a safe environment to its guests, our group serves the non-material needs of the guests through simple and consistent accompaniment.  

Our name comes from Psalm 139“Lord… you know me: you know when I sit and stand; you understand my thoughts from afar. You sift through my travels and my rest; with all my ways you are familiar… Lord you know it all.”.  

We believe that to love and serve others with genuine goodwill, we must make extraordinary efforts to know them first. Attentive listening and conversation open our eyes to the experiences of the homeless. Through these encounters we hope to grow in compassion and gratitude, learning to love our neighbors in small but profound ways.  

If you are interested in joining us or learning more, please contact Quentin Herman: 

937-222-5555 ext. 309  

Dayton Catholic Young Adults

The mission of Dayton Catholic Young Adults (DCYA) is to connect young adults to Christ, the Church,
and ​the greater Dayton community. Click for info on upcoming young adult events, service opportunities, retreats, and more!

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Dayton Theology on Tap

From their website:

Theology on Tap is a 6 week spring/fall speaker series for Catholic young adults to socialize and to meet other young adults. Come at 7 p.m. for socializing, food, and drinks. The talks start at 7:30 p.m.

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Contact Us:
St. Vincent de Paul Dayton
124 West Apple St.

Phone: 937.222.5555
Fax: 937.222.7944

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