Dear Salesian Sisters and Brothers, Tomorrow, I fly out to Newark to attend the Formation of Formators of Salesian Cooperators workshop being held at the Marian Shrine in Stony Point, NY. The workshop will include the SDB and FMA delegates of each community where we have Cooperators centers. Also invited are those directing the formation of each center and others involved with formation of Cooperators. … Continue reading Provincial Letter: June 26th, 2019
Juniors at Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) are beginning exciting summer internships with noted area organizations including The Boeing Company, Los Angeles Pediatric Society, American Red Cross, and Pasadena Biotech Collaborative that will have them working under the direction of engineers, scientists and doctors in the coming weeks. “We’re very grateful to the companies and organizations providing these extraordinary opportunities for our hard-working students,” … Continue reading Bosco Tech students begin professional summer internships across L.A Area
By Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCP Two weeks ago, for those who might miss reading our discussion on “Sweet Talk”, we began exploring what are the many faces of sugar. We recognize that sugar can be simple or complex and that their names usually end with “ose”. We also understand that sugar is part of the carbohydrates in our food. This week, I … Continue reading Sweet Talk – How Does Human Body Digest Food?
“We are the now of God.” This theme for SYLC 2019 was inspired from Pope Francis’ apostolic letter “Christus Vivit,” a follow up to the 2018 Synod of Bishops on Young People, Discernment and Vocational Accompaniment.The 86+ youth and adults at this year’s SYLC, which took place at Camp St Francis in Aptos, CA, from June 9-15, was another testament to the empowerment of youth … Continue reading SYLC 2019
By Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCP As we are paying more attention to the increase in incidences of obesity and diabetes, we often focus on what we should eat, namely, how much “sugar and carbohydrates” is not considered excessive. I thought we might want to understand the many faces of sugar and how that relates to carbohydrates in the upcoming weeks. *Scientifically, sugar … Continue reading Sweet Talk – Types of Sugar in your Food
Dear Salesian Sisters and Brothers, Our Western Province of St. Andrew is preparing for our Provincial Chapter which will take place from Sunday, June 16 to Friday, June 21, 2019. This Chapter will take place at Three Rivers where we usually host one of our two retreats. This provincial chapter is in preparation for the General Chapter which will take place next year 2020 in … Continue reading Provincial Letter: June 12th, 2019