Fr. Mel’s Homily for Bro. Jhoni’s Perpetual Profession

(Reproduced for InTouch Newsletter with permission from the author) Homilía para la Profesión Perpetua de Jhoni By Fr. Mel Trinidad, SDB(Translation by Fr. Gael Sullivan, SDB) God is good. All the time. All the time. God is good. What a joyful and hopeful occasion today. For you who are present here in Chapalita and for those following us virtually on livestream: Welcome and God’s blessings. … Continue reading Fr. Mel’s Homily for Bro. Jhoni’s Perpetual Profession

Perpetual Profession of Bro. Jhoni Chamorro, SDB

By: Andres NeriaSalesian Communications & Media Coordinator (Guadalajara, Mexico) – During Holy Mass on Saturday, August 6th Bro. Jhoni Chamorro, SDB, made his final vows at the hands of Fr. Mel Trinidad, SDB, provincial of the western United States (SUO). Originally from the SUO province, Bro. Jhoni has been studying theology at the Salesian Institute in Guadalajara, Mexico for the past two years. Fr. Mel Trinidad … Continue reading Perpetual Profession of Bro. Jhoni Chamorro, SDB

Salesian Family Youth Center Summer Experience

By J.C MontenegroExecutive Director Are you ready to experience the love? For the last two months, we have been MIA “Missing in Action.” Once our summer program started, we did not have time to share all the fantastic work at the Salesian Family Youth Center. Nonetheless, the work was done! We changed many lives. In this blog, we would like to pay tribute to all … Continue reading Salesian Family Youth Center Summer Experience

Beating the Summer Heat at Camp SLR – Camp San Luis Rey

By Bro. Quang Nguyen, SDBCamp Assistant Many people look forward to summer every year. People look forward to vacations with their families and friends, and some simply want to rest. Students still in school look forward to three months break from studying to spend time with families, and friends, and rejuvenate before going back to school. Summer is not only for vacation and rest but … Continue reading Beating the Summer Heat at Camp SLR – Camp San Luis Rey

Inflation Buster – Healthy Meals under $5

By: Sheila Kun RN, BA, BSN, MS For those of you who watch the news, inflation has been a word that makes the headline more often that we could count. Inspired by a cooking program from Hong Kong that promotes healthy menus but at the least cost, Louis and I discovered that we could provide a very decent dinner for 3 people for less than … Continue reading Inflation Buster – Healthy Meals under $5

Rest in Peace Fr. Al Pestun, SDB

Updated funeral and burial arrangements for Fr. Al Pestun: Friday, August 5th:Viewing will begin at 11:30 a.m. andthe Vigil Mass at 7:00 p.m. at Corpus Christi Church (62 Santa Rosa Ave., San Francisco, CA)  Saturday, August 6th:Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. at Corpus Christi Church, followed by burial at Salesian Cemetery and then reception at the Salesian cafeteria in Richmond, CA  Livestreaming of the Funeral … Continue reading Rest in Peace Fr. Al Pestun, SDB