(ANS – Rome – April 19, 2020) – Giuseppe Cognata was born at Agrigento (Sicily) on October 14, 1885, to Vitale and Rosa Montana Cognata. He showed a great wealth of human gifts and talents from his childhood. As a twelve-year-old he entered the San Basilio Salesian school in Randazzo (Catania), Don Bosco’s first work in Sicily, ready to accept the call to religious and … Continue reading Biographical note regarding Bishop Giuseppe Cognata (1885-1972), SDB, bishop of Bova and founder of the Salesian Oblates of the Sacred Heart
(ANS – Rome – April 19, 2020) – Fr. Angel Fernandez Artime has announced that Pope Francis has authorized the opening of the cause of beatification of Bishop Giuseppe Cognata, SDB, bishop of Bova (Calabria) and founder of the Salesian Oblate Sisters of the Sacred Heart. Rome, April 18, 2020 Official announcement by the Rector Major Cause of Beatification and Canonization of Bishop Giuseppe Cognata … Continue reading Rector Major announces the cause of beatification and canonization of Bishop Giuseppe Cognata
Thank you to our SFPA president, Mr. John Morin, for organizing our Sharks Stitching Team to help make masks for first responders. Our current and alumni parents span three counties and have enough materials to make over 1,000 masks! Thank you for volunteering to help save our community! Continue reading Sharks Connected!
Dear Salesian sisters and brothers, I send my greetings from the Provincial House in San Francisco, where like most of you, I am sheltered-in place. These weeks have been challenging for all of us as we try to navigate the Coronavirus crisis. Every week brings new changes and challenges . Again, I wish to congratulate and thank all of you, especially our school, parishes and … Continue reading Provincial Letter April 23rd, 2020
By Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCP Image you are a physician and you have a robust private practice in Beverly Hills. One day Governor Cuomo from New York called you and said: “Can you help me with one of my COVID 19 hospitals in New York City?” Without a minute of hesitation, you signed up to battle the deadly virus at the front … Continue reading Corona Kindness