Dear Salesian Sisters and Brothers, Today we remember the 9/11 event which took place eighteen years ago. It was a type of event, much like the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, when people recalled exactly where they were and what they were doing when they heard of the news. The 9/11 event changed our lives forever and today many of us still recall the … Continue reading Provincial Letter: September 11th, 2019
By VIDES+USA Volunteers In Development, Education, & Solidarity After 15 years as being the Director of VIDES+USA, Sr. MaryGloria Mar is passing on the reigns to Sr. Sydney Moss. Sr. Sydney recently made her perpetual vows and originally met the Sisters when she was a VIDES missionary! She spent almost two years working in El Salvador with the Sisters while discerning her vocation. She is … Continue reading Thank you, Sr. Gloria!
By Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCP Does eating carbohydrates cause weight gain or make it difficult to lose weight? That depends. Eating too many calories from any type of food will cause weight gain. But foods with low fiber content often contain a lot of calories without any nutrients. They are metabolized very quickly into glucose. The sudden spike in the blood glucose … Continue reading Carbohydrates – Part III
Dear Salesian Sisters and Brothers, I hope your Labor Day weekend activities were fruitful, enjoyable and relaxing. Our communities gathered for a barbecue meal and time together, in the Northern and Southern areas of California. Those in Northern California gathered at Don Bosco Hall, Berkeley and those in the South gathered at St. John Bosco, Bellflower. Since I was already in the Southland, I joined … Continue reading Provincial Letter: September 4th, 2019