New Province Delegate for Youth Ministry

The Provincial and his Council of the Salesians of Don Bosco San Francisco Province, USA West announce the appointment of Fr. Fabian Cardenas SDB as Province Delegate for Youth Ministry beginning on July 1, 2020. Born in Bogota, Colombia on June 12, 1988 Fabian, grew up in a humble, hard-working, and welcoming family with strong Catholic roots. He came to know the Salesians of Don … Continue reading New Province Delegate for Youth Ministry

Corpus Christi Church in San Francisco Re-Opening!

By: Fr. Jesse Montes, SDB Corpus Christi Church – San Francisco, CA Corpus Christi Church, San Francisco, reopened its doors to parishioners and the public on Sunday, June 14, 2020.  With the most stringent regulations and a large crew of volunteers, the congregation will feel comfortable and safe in its surroundings. The organizations and volunteers who have offered their services have already held two meetings … Continue reading Corpus Christi Church in San Francisco Re-Opening!

It is My Privilege…

By: Bro. Al Vu, SDB Province Delegate for Youth Ministry / Province Coordinator for Schools These past few weeks immersed in the current events of our country have left me struggling to understand and come to terms with why I feel so heartbroken and sometimes angry at what is happening in the world today. I have had many personal conversations with friends, family, and colleagues … Continue reading It is My Privilege…

Blessed Francis Kesy & Companions, Martyrs (†1942)

By Bp. Enrico dal Covolo and Fr. Giorgio Mocci* On September 1, 1939, Hitler invaded Poland, touching off World War II.  The German Army occupied the Salesian house of Poznan on Wroniecka Street and turned it into a storehouse.  The youngsters continued to meet in gardens outside the city and the nearby woods.  Many secret groups were created. In September 1940 Francis Kesy and four … Continue reading Blessed Francis Kesy & Companions, Martyrs (†1942)

Corpus Christi’s Salesian Cooperators Program Revived

By: Fr. Jesse Montes, SDB Corpus Christi Church – San Francisco, CA Sister Mary Link, FMA, is reviving the Salesian Cooperators program at Corpus Christi Church, San Francisco, after decades of inactivity.  She heads the English-speaking group of twenty-two candidates. Fr. Jesse Montes, SDB, is forming the seventeen candidates in the Spanish-speaking group.  Recently, Fr. Jesse held a Zoom meeting, enriched with the presence of … Continue reading Corpus Christi’s Salesian Cooperators Program Revived

The Immune System –Lesson 101

By Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCP With the COVID 19 epidemics, there has been tremendous interest in understanding the virus and how our immune system work. Our CDC has extensive, detailed information on the Corona virus. But for those with a positive testing, the response to the invasion of this virus varies. At this point, there is no specific answer to the question … Continue reading The Immune System –Lesson 101