Thanksgiving Canned Food Drive and Fundraiser

By: Edmond Ngo Salesian Cooperator Over the past few weeks, in preparation for Thanksgiving, St. Bridget’s Chinese Catholic Church organized a fundraiser and canned food drive in support of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church community in Los Angeles. The fundraiser, spearheaded by the Salesian Cooperators, collected a total of $3,716 in donations along with many boxes of canned/ non-perishable foods. The gifts were hand-delivered to … Continue reading Thanksgiving Canned Food Drive and Fundraiser

Provincial Letter: November 27th, 2019

Dear Salesian Sisters and Brothers, The following story comes from an article on Gratitude by Ron Rolheiser: “There’s a Jewish folk-tale which runs something like this: There once was a young man who aspired to great holiness. After some time at working to achieve it, he went to see his Rabbi. “Rabbi,” he announced, “I think I have achieved sanctity.” ”Why do you think that?” … Continue reading Provincial Letter: November 27th, 2019

What is the Circadian Rhythm? (Final Part)

By Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCP Impact of Modern Technology The blue light emitted by mobile phones, TVs, and tablets mimics the blue we see in the sky during the daytime. Our bodies have evolved to be awake during the day, so our brains release the hormone cortisol when we see blue-ish light. Cortisol wakes up the brain, making us alert and active. However, if … Continue reading What is the Circadian Rhythm? (Final Part)

“With Hearts on Fire: NCYC 2019”

NC! YC! NC! YC! This would be the chant of over 20,000 Catholic young people from around the country that descended on Indianapolis for the biennial National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC). The young Church in the United States was very much alive despite the damp chill of the Midwest. In the thick of the largest three day youth gathering was the Salesian Family of Don Bosco from all … Continue reading “With Hearts on Fire: NCYC 2019”

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Eternal Rest of Fr. Leo Baysinger, SDB

Eternal Rest Fr. Leo Baysinger, SDB passed away on Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 Funeral Arrangements  Wednesday, December  4, 2019, Bellflower St. John Bosco High School Chapel 2:00- 4:00 pm     Viewing 4:30 pm     Funeral Liturgy 6:00 pm     Reception at MPR Friday, December 6, 2019, Richmond Salesian Preparatory 10:00 am     Viewing 11:00 am     Requiem Mass and Interment 12:15 pm     Lunch Salesians will express love … Continue reading Eternal Rest of Fr. Leo Baysinger, SDB