Assisting Fr. Tim Ploch at the Pisana

By Fr. Gael Sullivan, SDB (Salesian Generalate – Rome, Italy) – A couple of months ago I had a call from Fr. Ted who in formed me that Fr. Tim Ploch had requested that I come to work for five weeks this summer in the office of the InterAmerican Region Councilor at the Pisana in Rome.  Since…

Renewal of Profession, a Renewal of Gratitude & Joy

By Bro. Jhoni Chamorro, SDB (Camp St. Francis, CA) – Two months ago, I flew from New Jersey knowing that I was making a complete transition back to my province.  My Provincial assigned me to the community of Richmond so that I could finish my undergraduate degree at St Mary’s University in Moraga. I can’t express how full…

Salesian Youth Leadership Conference 2016

By Andres Neria – Salesian Young Adult (Camp St. Francis, CA) – Salesian Youth Leadership Conference, or SYLC, just took place at Camp St. Francis in Aptos, California in the third week of June, where more than 75 youth leaders gathered to learn from and support each other in their ministries. The week started out with…