Dear Salesian Family and Salesian Young People, I write this message full of gratitude, joy and hope for our Province. Today is the 25th of February and it is the Feast Day of the Salesian martyrs Bishop Aloysius Versiglia and Father Callistus Caravario. It was on this day in 1930 that both lost their lives through martyrdom in Shiuchow, China. On the way to their … Continue reading Message to the Province – February 25th, 202
By: Gilbert Garcia Parishioner/Men’s Choir Director – San Luis Rey Church, Laredo The community of San Luis Rey, located in Laredo, TX as you may know is down in South Texas. Weather for South Texas is usually mild in the winter with very few extremely cold days. If we are lucky enough during the winter season, which is usually in February, we can possibly get … Continue reading Texas Winter in Laredo
By: Luis Chacon Salesian Volunteer At the Salesian Family Youth Center, we know of the great gift that the Holy Spirit has given us in the Salesian charism through Don Bosco. We recognize that we will never finish discovering Don Bosco and that his educational system can change the world. With this in mind, several members of the SFYC (Administration, Youth Program, and SHOUT) were … Continue reading Salesian 101 Session 3
By: Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCPSalesian Cooperator It is essential to understand the role of sleep in promoting brain health. I am sure most of you have personal experience of not getting a good night sleep and its consequences. I have been trying to find a good article that articulates the topic well. I found it. This publication by Raymond J. Kotwicki, MD, MPH, … Continue reading Sleep and Brain Health
By: Russell Gumina Former Executive Director, SBGC San Francisco In a virtual presentation, San Francisco Mayor, London Breed, commemorating the 100 year history of the Club, proclaimed February 6th as Salesian Boys’ & Girls’ Club Day in San Francisco. In the video, the Mayor, along with North Beach Supervisor, Aaron Peskin, Executive Director, Randal DeMartini, and members of the Club’s Board of Directors, staff, and … Continue reading Salesian Boys and Girls Club Centennial Celebration
By: Miriam Hernandez Coordinator for Youth Ministry – Salesian Family Youth Center This year a group of teens from Saint Mary’s attended Youth Day virtually! Youth Day was available online as a Youth Track during Los Angeles Religious Education Congress this past weekend. The theme this year was Proclaim the Promise! and in the words of the coordinating team; the theme speaks of hope during … Continue reading St. Mary’s Youth present at RE Congress!
By: Luis Chacon Salesian Volunteer Luis Chacon is part of the Mission Animation Team from our Province. He serves as our Public Relations Specialist at the Salesian Family Youth Center. This Article is written as part of our Mission Animation Plan. If you would like to review the plan, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org The cross: Trinitarian event The aim of this short article is to … Continue reading Looking to the cross to decentralize
By: Luis Chacon Salesian Volunteer At the Salesian Family Youth Center, we recognize the great responsibility entrusted to us in working with one of the most essential and vulnerable sectors of society and the Church: children and youth. On Saturday, February 6, the Salesian Family Youth Center Staff met from 9 am to 12 pm to continue with our Strategic Planning. We started with a … Continue reading Strategic plan creating!
By: Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCPSalesian Cooperator We have ample time on hand to watch TV during the COVID lockdown. Something good came out of this opportunity; I heard of the new book from Dr. Sanjay Gupta, a neurosurgeon and CNN reporter. What captivated me of one of the key points from his book is the nutritional value of blueberries. So I went … Continue reading Brain Health
By: Karen Krynen Communications Officer – Don Bosco Tech ROSEMEAD, CA. – February 16, 2021 – Representing organizations like SpaceX, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and Universal Studios Hollywood, alumni working in a variety of engineering professions will address students at their alma mater, Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech), on February 18, commemorating National Engineers Week. The graduates will virtually share their educational and career pathways and answer … Continue reading Bosco Tech alumni to meet with students for engineers day
By: Karen Krynen Communications Officer – Don Bosco Tech Bosco Tech has established a CIF eSports (electronic sports) program, the newest addition to the DBTI Athletics Department. Following recent remote tryouts, the first varsity and junior varsity teams have been announced and are starting virtual practices and scrimmages. The eSports teams will compete against digital athletes from other participating high schools in titles such as: … Continue reading Bosco Tech’s new Esports team begins scrimmage play
By: Luis Chacon Salesian Volunteer At the Salesian Family Youth Center, we are concerned about our constant updating. We are thinking not only about how to obtain material resources to make a difference with the children and young people of our community. We are also looking for ways to offer the world updated intellectual content to help work for the human being’s dignity. For this … Continue reading We are part of a youth analysis group at the continental level!
By: Luis Chacon Salesian Volunteer On January 29th, our Salesian Family Youth Center and St. Mary’s church joined the celebrations of Saint John Bosco, the father, and teacher of youth, founder of the Society of Saint Francis de Sales, better known as “Salesians.” During the event we had a Don Bosco Movie Drive-In with an Ice cream truck and featured the Don Bosco movie by … Continue reading The spirit of Don Bosco alive in Salesian Family Youth Center and St. Mary’s Church!
By: Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCPSalesian Cooperator The catastrophic 2020 COVID epidemic has interrupted our life and rendered us helpless in many ways. Looking back, I am determined that this virus would not rob me of the joy of perseverance and determination to make adjustments in life. Yes, I can and had composed my life during the viral season. I should not be … Continue reading COVID Lockdown – A New Opportunity to Compose Your Life
By: Joseph Ng Salesian Cooperator, St. Bridget Chinese Catholic Church Greetings from St. Bridget Chinese Catholic Church. On January 31, 2021, we were honored to have Fr. Mel Trinidad, the new Provincial of the Province of St. Andrew, and our good friend Fr. James Nieblas, Salesian Director of Los Angeles, joined Fr. John Lam in celebrating the Feast Day Mass of St. John Bosco. The celebration … Continue reading Feast Day Mass of St. John Bosco at St. Bridget Chinese Catholic Church
By: Marisol BecerraYouth Ministry Office Assistant January Recap RE Congress Meeting On Jan. 4th, the Youth Ministry Department gathered to plan for the virtual Religious Education Congress this year. There will be a virtual booth and resources available to attendees. The schedule will be announced soon. You can register online at recongress.org. Province Leadership Meeting On Jan. 5th the Youth Ministry Department took part in … Continue reading Youth Ministry Office News!
By: Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCPSalesian Cooperator All of us who experienced this global pandemic since January 2020, we welcome the light at the end of the tunnel – a vaccine that works to boost up our immune system to fight the COVID-19 virus. This is a remarkable scientific achievement. How does mRNA vaccine work? Even for those of us who work in … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccine : Sharing My Personal Experience with Vaccination in 2021
By: Luis Chacon Salesian Volunteer Salesian Family Youth Center was present at the “Training sessions in leadership and reduction of inequalities” Our leaders are in continuous training to stay updated and to carry out our mission statement. “Inspiring and enabling the young people of Boyle Heights and the surrounding communities to realize their full potential of being productive, responsible, and caring citizens and to support … Continue reading Feminism is the last of humanism