By Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCP I have a confession to make. The sin was committed last week. It was the sin of omission. Last week in our discussion about the benefits of water, I pointed out that beer and alcohol should not be counted as part of the daily liquid intake. However, I forgot about a very important liquid that we should … Continue reading Say Goodbye to Soda for Good!
Dear Salesian Sisters and Brothers, This Friday we celebrate the Feast of Mary Help of Christians! Happy Feast day to all the Salesian Family. As all of you well know, Mary Help of Christians meant so much to Don Bosco. From the age of nine years of age, when Don Bosco had that famous dream, Johnny Bosco saw Mary (the women his Mother taught him … Continue reading Provincial Letter: May 22nd, 2019
Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) will host its baccalaureate and commencement exercises for the graduating class of 2019 on Saturday, June 1, starting at 5 p.m. The Baccalaureate Mass will be held on the campus mall, with the traditional conferral of diplomas and graduation ceremony immediately following. This year’s graduation keynote speaker is Roger Gibbs. A 1974 graduate of Bosco Tech’s Electronics program, Gibbs … Continue reading Bosco Tech to Host Baccalaureate and Commencement Exercises on June 1st
By Patrick O’Driscoll Class of ’70 The annual all-school reunion of former 1960s and ’70s Salesian junior seminarians of St. Francis High School returned to the pastoral locale of our youth – East Lake Avenue in Watsonville – to celebrate in 2019. Fifty years after graduation, the St. Francis centennial class of 1969 (also known as “The Magnificent Seven”) was a focus of congratulations and … Continue reading 2019 St. Francis Seminary Reunion: Magnificent!
By Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCP Sixty years ago, I could never imagine in my lifetime that we would pay for a bottle of water. Back then in Macau, water was the most undesirable drink that you could offer to a kid. A treat was, this is still very fresh in my memory, to go to the corner store down the end of … Continue reading Water: Good Water
Dear Salesian Sisters and Brothers, On Monday, May 13th, the Salesian World celebrated the feast of St. Mary Dominica Mazzarello, who, along with Don Bosco, founded the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians or as they are more commonly known, the Salesian Sisters. We wish the Salesian Sisters a “Happy Feast Day” and pray that God will continue to bless them with many good and … Continue reading Provincial Letter: May 15th, 2019
By: Karen Krynen ROSEMEAD, CA. – June 7, 2019 – Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) will offer academic enrichment and review courses, as well as sports camps, to boys and girls in sixth to twelfth grade during the summer. Six-week high school courses begin on Monday, June 17, while five-week middle school courses begin on Monday, June 24. High school students can earn a full year’s … Continue reading Bosco Tech offers dynamic Summer Programs for Sixth through Twelfth Grader
North American Salesian Network (NASN) held its annual meeting from Monday, April 29, 2019 to Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at De Sales Center in Brooklyn, Michigan, which is also the site of the novitiate of Oblates of St. Francis de Sales (www.desales.org, 1124 Ventura Dr, Brooklyn, MI 49230). NASN, made up of groups that share in the spirituality of St. Francis de Sales, facilitates the … Continue reading North American Salesian Network (NASN) Annual Meeting 2019