Youth Movement in Boyle Heights

By: Miriam Hernandez Youth Development Coordinator Teenage years are both wonderful and challenging. As Salesians we believe that by providing the right guidance, understanding and a place to belong teens are more likely to flourish.  Saint Mary’s parish and the Salesian Family Youth Center have come together to form, Salesian Youth Movement of Boyle Heights (SYM-BH). Its main purpose is to help young people in … Continue reading Youth Movement in Boyle Heights

Provincial Letter: September 26th, 2019

Dear Salesian Sisters and Brothers, Yesterday morning, I drove down from the provincial house in San Francisco to Los Angeles.  The Salesian Sisters had invited us to attend their “medal ceremony” for the new postulants.   We wish to congratulate the nine new postulants (five from the Eastern Province and four from the West) on this new and official step in their journey towards their profession … Continue reading Provincial Letter: September 26th, 2019

How to Slow Down Alzheimer’s Disease

By Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCP For years we were under the assumption that there is nothing really you can do once you are diagnosed with this horrifying condition of dementia – Alzheimer. It feels like a death sentence as your brain is not working properly. You will get worse and eventually succumb to the disease. On September 21, 2019, from NBC news, … Continue reading How to Slow Down Alzheimer’s Disease

Continental Social Communication Gathering

By: Andres Neria Delegate for Social Communication “Today we are living in a world which is growing ever “smaller” and where, as a result, it would seem to be easier for all of us to be neighbors.  Developments in travel and communication technology are bringing us closer together and making us more connected, even as globalization makes us increasingly interdependent.” The Salesian congregation has been … Continue reading Continental Social Communication Gathering