Provincial Chapter 2019 Results

The 2019 Provincial Chapter took place June 16-21 in the little town of Three Rivers, CA near the entrance to Sequoia National Park.  Twenty-four delegates and invited guests answered the general question of General Chapter 28, “What Kind of Salesians [are needed] for the Youth of Today?” At the conclusion of the Provincial Chapter a delegate and substitute were chosen to attend General Chapter 28 … Continue reading Provincial Chapter 2019 Results

Congratulations to our Sister Jubilarians!

Congratulations to our Sister Jubilarians who celebrated their anniversaries yesterday in San Antonio! Sr Rita Bailey, Sr Rita Fantin, and Sr Mary Tamayo celebrated 70 years of profession, Sr Lena Pinto 50 years, Sr Theresa Jones and Sr Lucy Yuen 40 years, and Sr Tuyet Nguyen 25 years. Thank you for your many years of service to the Church and to the young! Continue reading Congratulations to our Sister Jubilarians!

Changes in Youth Ministry Department

This new upcoming pastoral year will be filled with many exciting changes in the Province Youth Ministry Department and Office. We are excited to have Bro. Al Vu return as Province Youth Ministry Delegate while still taking on his role as Province Coordinator of Schools. We want to thank Fr. Mel Trinidad for his leadership this past year as the Province Delegate. Gina Robles (middle), … Continue reading Changes in Youth Ministry Department

Provincial Letter: July 24th, 2019

Dear Salesian Sisters and Brothers, I am presently in Laredo, Texas for two days visiting my family and the Parish of San Luis Rey.  I came to San Antonio, Texas last Friday, after our Board Meeting at Don Bosco Tech.   The FMA Sisters had invited me to preside at their Jubilee celebration which took place on Saturday.   I am grateful for the invitation and for … Continue reading Provincial Letter: July 24th, 2019

If sugar is so bad for us, why is the sugar in fruit OK?

By Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCP The topic of eating less sugar is not new. We have been told to pay attention to the sugar content of our intake to make sure we consume the appropriate amount of sugar. Louis, my husband, teaches the grandsons to read the label; any food that contains more than 4 grams of sugar they should consider how … Continue reading If sugar is so bad for us, why is the sugar in fruit OK?