By: Marisol Becerra
Youth Ministry Office Assistant
On March 16th, there was a Coordinators of Youth Ministry Meeting. The topic of discussion was to go over SYLC registration, cost, schedule, and spirit team.
Province Animation Team Meeting
On March 19th, The Province Animation Team (PAT) gathered together. The Provincial, delegates, and the coordinators of the different departments and sectors with the Youth Ministry office, discuss the structure of the Province Organic Plan. The team also discussed plans for the Province Leadership meeting in April.
On March 20th there was a Province Youth Ministry Team Meeting and there was a reflection on how this team has impacted the Province this past year. As a team everyone reflected on their roles in this group and in their respective sites.
On March 27th, there was a third session of Salesian 101. We learned how to understand that our story is a part of the bigger story that God has created. This session was engaging and interactive and provided the space to reflect on our individual mission statements as part of the Salesian Family. This gathering proved to be exciting and reminded everyone of the importance of their roles in youth ministry.
Provincial Visitation to Bosco Tech & Bellflower Communities
On March 6th and March 26th there were Provincial Visitations that took place in the Bosco Tech and Bellflower communities. The main components were prayer, readings, and guided meditations on the Frame of Reference. The meetings also included the introduction of what youth ministry and vocations are doing and a reflection and sharing on Salesian Parishes, Salesian Youth Movement and Vocations.
FMA and SDB Collaboration
The Delegate for Youth Ministry, Fr. Fabian Cardenas met with Sr. Sydney to discuss the preparation for the Provincial Council meeting with the Salesian Sisters.