You’re Invited: Salesian Perpetual Profession 2016

With loving gratitude to God, the Salesians of Don Bosco of the Province of St. Andrew the Apostle joyfully announce the Perpetual Profession of our brother Vien M. Nguyen, SDB on the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary The Rite of Religious Profession will be celebrated during Mass on Monday, August 15, 2016 at 5:30 PM St. Dominic Savio Parish 13400 Bellflower … Continue reading You’re Invited: Salesian Perpetual Profession 2016

Salesian Boys’ and Girls’ Club in San Francisco at Camp St. Francis

By Bro. Joseph Lockwood, SDB (Salesian Boys’ and Girls’ Club – San Francisco, CA) – On June 20th around 100 boys and girls (along with the club staff) loaded three buses at Salesian Boys’ and Girls’ Club, San Francisco to travel to Camp St. Francis, Aptos, CA for days of fun, excitement and adventure. The camp day began around 8:30 am with a wonderful and … Continue reading Salesian Boys’ and Girls’ Club in San Francisco at Camp St. Francis

Bosco Tech’s 27th Annual Golf Classic

By Karen E. Krynen (Bosco Tech – Rosemead, CA) – Many thanks to the golfers, sponsors, donors and volunteers who made the 27th Annual Bosco Tech Golf Classic on July 15 a very successful event. Held at the Montebello Golf Course, the tournament drew golfers for a fun day of competition and camaraderie. Through the generous support of many alumni and friends, Bosco Tech raised … Continue reading Bosco Tech’s 27th Annual Golf Classic

Camp Savio 2016: Week One

By Diego Buenrostro (Camp Counselor) (St. Dominic Savio Church, Bellflower) – Welcome to the first week of Camp Savio!  We are overjoyed to have about 328 children attend our summer camp this year. We, the counselors, are thankful to the parents who are trusting us with the job of giving their little angels a fun and safe summer. Overview of our weekly activities at Camp! … Continue reading Camp Savio 2016: Week One

St. John Bosco High School Names Dennis Mulhaupt as New President

(Bellflower, CA) – The Salesians of Don Bosco have appointed Dennis Mulhaupt, as president of the 76-year-old all-boys, Catholic college preparatory high school. Mulhaupt succeeds Paul Escala, who served in that position since 2010, and will assume the role immediately in preparation for the upcoming academic year. “We are delighted to have Dennis join the St. John Bosco High School family as our new President,” … Continue reading St. John Bosco High School Names Dennis Mulhaupt as New President

Salesian Volunteers: A Youthful Experience

By JC Montenegro (Salesian Volunteers, CA) – It could be said that the Salesian volunteers started back in the time when Don Bosco started his ministry with the young. The Salesian cooperators took upon themselves the mission of Don Bosco, to form good Christians and honest citizens. Later on, the volunteer program as we know it today started globally in Ecuador in 1974. Two young … Continue reading Salesian Volunteers: A Youthful Experience

Camp Savio Counselor Training Week (June 26th-July 2nd): 270 Teenagers sacrificing their summer vacation to serve!

By Dianna Rodriguez – Head Camp Counselor of Media (Bellflower, CA) – Over 270 teenagers have decided to spend their summer serving the kids living around the St. Dominic Savio parish. Many people are in disbelief by the amount of volunteers we have at Camp Savio and think we are crazy to keep so many teenagers in one place. As a Salesian camp, we believe … Continue reading Camp Savio Counselor Training Week (June 26th-July 2nd): 270 Teenagers sacrificing their summer vacation to serve!

Visiting Our Salesian Summer Camps

By Fr. Jose Lucero, SDB – Vocation Director (California) – It’s been a blessing to be able to visit a few of our summer programs this past week.  It began with visiting the Salesian Boys & Girls Club in Los Angeles. It was great to see Br. Tom Mass, Br. Steve Standard, and Jonathan Lee and the young people who were having a great time. The … Continue reading Visiting Our Salesian Summer Camps

2016 Salesian Come and See – Laredo, Texas

By Fr. Jose Lucero, SDB (Vocation Director) (San Luis Rey Parish – Laredo, TX) – It was my first time experiencing the Jamaica at San Luis Rey Laredo Texas.  What a great experience it was for me to see the parish so vibrant, active, and alive.  The most important part of my visit was to be present to the local people to make an invitation … Continue reading 2016 Salesian Come and See – Laredo, Texas