Strategies to Induce Lifestyle Changes In reducing Obesity: Meal Structure, Balance, Portion and Environment

By: Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCPSalesian Cooperator There is so much to learn about how we manage our approaches to food when it comes to combating obesity. I am so thankful that Anet Piridzhanyan, MS, RDN spells it out in a way that is easy to understand. Here is a summary of her recommendations: Meal Structure: Structure eating with 3 meals and 2 … Continue reading Strategies to Induce Lifestyle Changes In reducing Obesity: Meal Structure, Balance, Portion and Environment

Message to the Province – October 8th, 2020

Translation by: Marisol Becerra Youth Ministry Office Assistant Dear Salesian Brothers, young people and lay faithful, Fratelli tutti! Receive my warmest greetings, hoping that all your pastoral activities are producing the best spiritual fruits. As you can see with my initial greeting, I would like to dedicate a few words to encourage reading and reflecting, personally and in community, the new encyclical that Pope Francis … Continue reading Message to the Province – October 8th, 2020

Mensaje a la Inspectoria – 8 de Octubre, 2020

Queridos hermanos salesianos, jóvenes y fieles laicos, ¡Fratelli tutti! Reciban mi más cordial saludo, esperando que todas sus actividades pastorales estén dando los mejores frutos. Como se pueden dar cuenta con mi saludo inicial, quisiera dedicar unas breves palabras, para animar a la lectura y la reflexión, personal y comunitaria, de la nueva encíclica que el papa Francisco nos ha regalado recientemente: ¡Fratelli tutti! Sobre … Continue reading Mensaje a la Inspectoria – 8 de Octubre, 2020

Strategies to Induce Lifestyle Changes In reducing Obesity

By: Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCPSalesian Cooperator “Knowing the situation or problem without intervention is a futile exercise.” I totally agreed. This was the reaction from my husband Louis when he read about the contributing factors of childhood obesity. Little did he know that Anet Piridzhanyan, MS, RDN has a lot to say about how to approach the problem. Multiple strategies and components … Continue reading Strategies to Induce Lifestyle Changes In reducing Obesity

End of the Year and Camp Salesian Reports

By: JC Montenegro, Ph.DDelegate for Mission Animation For the last two years, one of our most significant commitments is to be transparent with our donors and collaborators. Every year we create our “End of the Year Report” where you can find all the crucial achievements that we have accomplished this last 2019-2020 academic year. I want to invite you to read this End of the … Continue reading End of the Year and Camp Salesian Reports

Message to the Province – October 1st, 2020

Dear Salesian Family and Salesian Young People: I hope and pray that you are all safe in God’s tender loving care. I said in my message to you at the beginning of September that we will have a theme for each month moving forward. The theme for the month of October is this year’s 2020 Salesian Family strenna/theme “Good Christians and honest citizens.” Don Bosco … Continue reading Message to the Province – October 1st, 2020

Salesian Youth Movement Young Adults Prayer Night

By: Marisol Becerra Province Youth Ministry Office Assistant Last Thursday, September 24th, 20 plus young adults gathered for the Salesian Young Adult Prayer Night. There were moments of joy, laughter, and prayer. The theme of this night was called “Navigating a Pandemic: A Conversation about Self-Care, Resilience, and Inspiration.” This current crisis has brought anxiety, stress, and worry among our society and reflecting on self … Continue reading Salesian Youth Movement Young Adults Prayer Night

Factors that Contribute to Obesity

By: Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCP Salesian Cooperator Yes, we get it, children with obesity are at risk for associated complications. But what are the factors that contribute to obesity? Some environmental factors need to be considered: having one obese parent increases the risk of obesity by two to threefold and up to 15-fold if both parents are obese. Other considerations include ethnicity … Continue reading Factors that Contribute to Obesity

Bosco Tech’s Virtual Black and Gold “Un-gala Gala”

By: Karen Krynen Communications Officer – Don Bosco Tech ROSEMEAD, CA—September 29, 2020—Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) will host its first virtual Black & Gold “Un-gala Gala” on Saturday, October 17, at 7 p.m. Viewers of the unique interactive gala will recognize this year’s honorees and bid on auction items, with all proceeds benefiting Bosco Tech’s tuition assistance program. The event will honor Edison International (NYSE:EIX) and Mr. … Continue reading Bosco Tech’s Virtual Black and Gold “Un-gala Gala”