By: Luis ChaconProvince Coordinator for Volunteers Bishop Mora Salesian High School participated in the annual Guadalupe procession held in East Los Angeles on December 5th. The Salesian Letterman Society, the Bishop Mora runners led by coach Gabriel Medina, and the school’s Campus Ministry Team represented the school. This year’s event was the 90th anniversary of the procession. The parade began at Cesar Chavez Avenue. As … Continue reading Salesian presence at the Guadalupe Procession
By: Luis ChaconProvince Coordinator for Volunteers On December 2nd I had the opportunity to participate in the discussion of former Salesian volunteers in my Province of origin: Mexico-Guadalajara (MEG). The discussion was led by Margarita, the coordinator of the Salesian missionary volunteering of the Province of MEG. This event was via Zoom, and we began with a reflection on the beginning of Salesian missionary volunteering … Continue reading Second Former Volunteers Gathering (MEG) Experience
By: Luis ChaconProvince Coordinator for Volunteers On November 23rd, on the eve of Thanksgiving, Salesian Volunteers together with R.IDEA, an organization of women dedicated to helping the underserved and homeless communities reach their goals and regain footing back into a functioning society, went to serve our most needy brothers on Skid Row. It is impressive to see how different organizations want to come together and … Continue reading Fifth Homeless Outreach at Skid Row
By: Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCP Following the discussion of low blood sugar, this week, from the educational material on diabetes, Kaiser Permanente (Learning to live well), we summarize symptoms of high blood sugar and what to do at home. Hyperglycemia = High blood sugar (Blood sugar above 240 mg/dl): Starts gradually Causes · Too much food · Too many carbohydrates (sugar, starchy … Continue reading Type 2 Diabetes 101: High Blood Sugar: What to do?
January 6, 2022 I write to you with the sad news of the passing of Fr. Arthur Lenti after 5am this morning (Jan. 6). He died peacefully at the hospital. Let us pray for the repose of his soul. Condolences to our Province and to the Congregation for a man who gave us such great perspective on Don Bosco and the Oratory. May he Rest in Peace! … Continue reading Rest in Peace Fr. Arthur Lenti, SDB