By: Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCP When you read the title “Eating right with diabetes”, you probably would say: “There is nothing new.” I would agree that the information is not totally earth shattering. However, when I reviewed this topic, I found that my fruit intake is way more than my vegetable, which means my sugar consumption is out of proportion. Hence I … Continue reading Eating Right with Diabetes
By: Luis ChaconProvince Coordinator for Volunteers On January 12, members of the Salesian Family Youth Center were present for the first time in the Los Angeles area Chamber of Commerce! A couple of months ago Juan Carlos and I went to the streets of Boyle Heights to visit local businesses and attract benefactors, we made some contacts, but they do not compare to the number … Continue reading Salesian Family Youth Center members of the LA Chamber of Commerce
By: Marisol BecerraYouth Ministry Office Assistant LEADS Interamerica and Cone South On December 4th the members of LEADS Interamerica and Cone South gathered together to continue their Salesian formation and teamwork to strengthen the Salesian Youth Movement and its impact in both regions and its provinces. The Salesian formation was delivered by Fr. Fabian, coordinator of the Interamerica region, and a special moment of prayer … Continue reading Province Youth Ministry Department December Recap!
By: Luis ChaconProvince Coordinator for Volunteers On December 19th, 2021 Salesian Volunteers, representatives from Saint Joseph Salesian Retreat House and Restless Hearts Foundation had our monthly Homeless Outreach. In the Province we have our Missionary Animation Team that coordinates the various missionary volunteer activities. I am proud to introduce Tamara Tran, who is an educator and active member of the Saint Joseph Salesian Retreat House. … Continue reading Monthly Homeless Outreach at Skid Row
By: Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCP Medical record keeping becomes essential in 2021. When we travelled to Spain in November, we had to prove our vaccination status and verify that we had negative testing on COVID before boarding the flight. Without these records, you can kiss goodbye to your travel plan outside the United States. At home, our record noting the insurance status, … Continue reading Annual Campaign for the Use of the Health Form
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?
Facebook link: https://m.facebook.com/salesianssuo Scheduling Update: Please note that Fr. Arthur Lenti’s funeral arrangements on February 16, 2022 will now take place at St. Dominic Savio Church in Bellflower, California (instead of St. John Bosco High School’s Chapel). Dear Salesian Family and Friends: Below is the latest news on Fr. Arthur Lenti’s funeral arrangements. Wednesday, February 16Location: St. John Bosco High School Chapel, Bellflower Viewing: 4:00 PM – … Continue reading Rest in Peace Fr. Arthur Lenti, SDB