By: Salesian Youth Ministry Department SYLC 2021 “Moved By Hope”! This years SYLC was one like we never experienced in the past 30 years. After a yearlong of planning, training, and prepping for SYLC we finally where able to come together virtually and in person. Facilitators where trained and sent out to the various community sites to gather the young people to begin a weeklong … Continue reading A glimpse of SYLC 2021!
By: Miriam HernandezCoordinator for Youth Ministry – Salesian Family Youth Center Every farewell always generates a pinch of sadness and a halo of hope, even more so if the one who is leaving is a cheerful priest who people enjoyed being around and sought a spiritual guide during challenging times for so many of us. This is the case of Father Rafael Saiz SDB, who … Continue reading Boyle Heights will miss you Fr. Rafa!
By: Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCPSalesian Cooperator 2020 is a year not like any year that we have experienced. The pandemic has changed many people’s lives; some lost grandparents, parents, siblings, friends and co-workers. Working in a hospital, I witnessed in March 2020 some “crazy” decisions some fathers had to make. As no one knew how contagious this COVID 19 virus was, many … Continue reading Fatherly Love
By: Soledad Soto Communication Coordinator for Red America Social Salesiana (RASS) #SomosMigrantes “Me da miedo que nos saquen de aquí, porque estamos sin papeles(…) Me asusta que la situación en mi país no se arregle, que no podamos volver con nuestras familias, (…)” comenta Brangely, migrante venezolana que reside en Colombia. Ella, como otros cientos de miles de migrantes, ha salido de su país natal … Continue reading Hacia un “Nosotros” Cada Vez Mas Grande – Los Salesianos y la Migracion en America
By: Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCPSalesian Cooperator Abstracted by Sheila Kun RN from Renewed Vitality Many things contribute to Insulin Resistance. One of the biggest causes is increased amounts of fatty acids (also called triglycerides) in the bloodstream. Triglycerides are a form of cholesterol. Several studies have shown that these fats impede insulin from getting into the cells. The biggest reason for elevated … Continue reading Causes of Insulin Resistance
By: Soledad Soto Communication Coordinator for Red America Social Salesiana (RASS) América Social Salesiana es la red de las obras y servicios sociales que atienden a las niñas, niños y jóvenes en alto riesgo de exclusión social de América. Su objetivo es consolidar un trabajo coordinado entre las obras sociales salesianas, con el fin de mejorar la calidad de la respuesta de la congregación a … Continue reading Red America Social Salesiana: 20 Paises, 16 Inspectorias, Una Mision!
By: JC Montenegro, Ph. D. Delegate for Mission Animation Fr. Alejandro was born in Morelia, Michoacan in Mexico. He met the Salesians in 1980 when he was six years old and joined the Salesian Oratory. He did his first profession in 1994 and was ordained as a priest on July 5, 2003. In his Salesian life, he has been in many positions around education. At … Continue reading The SUO Province Welcomes Fr. Alejandro Rodriguez!