By: Youth Ministry Department PYMT MeetingOn November 5th, 2022, the Province Youth Ministry Team gathered to discuss the Province Organic Plan Implementation and the Educative Pastoral Plan. The team then broke out into breakout rooms to discuss the impressions, opinions, concerns on the document and to discuss the most impactful projects in these four areas: Salesian Charismatic Identity, Salesian Formation for and in mission, Accountability … Continue reading Province Youth Ministry Department November Recap!
By: Sheila Kun RN, BA, BSN, MS Last week we reviewed the potential causes of falls and fractures – an abstract from the NIH – Institute for Aging. Let us continue our journey to learn a little more about prevention of falls this week. If you take care of your overall health, you may have a lower chance of falling. Most of the time, falls … Continue reading Steps to Take to Prevent Falls
By: Paula LuengosSalesian Summer Camp Volunteer from Spain Last week we shared the experience of Paula when she first came to the Salesian community and the Salesian Family Youth Center. This week Paula tells us about her experience at Camp Salesian, and how she won the weekly recognition award of the best head staff member, the Headmaster Award. Paula writes: It was on July 1st, … Continue reading “You have the power to choose who you want to be” Part II
Sunday, 20 November 2022 – Day 6 (Last Day of RM’s Visit) (San Francisco, California) – On Sunday, the Solemnity of Christ the King, the Rector Major concluded his visit to California with a visit to Corpus Christi Church in San Francisco. The parish community was presented to the Rector Major as a “Salesian parish of immigrant families.” As the Rector Major walked up the steps to … Continue reading Day 6 – RM’s Visit: The Rector Major Celebrates Mass Commemorating the 125th Anniversary and Honoring Jubilarians
Saturday, 19 November 2022 – Day 5 (San Francisco, California) – After continuous back-to-back festivities, the Rector Major had a lighter schedule on the fifth day of his visit to the San Francisco Bay Area. He spent some time with the Provincial and his Council and encouraged them in their continuing service to the province, Congregation, and the Church. He expressed his joy in seeing that the Salesians … Continue reading Day 5 – RM’s Visit: The Rector Major Celebrates Mass Commemorating the 125th Anniversary and Honoring Jubilarians
By: Paula LuengosSalesian Summer Camp Volunteer from Spain Hello dear Salesian Family of the Western Province, as you know every year we have a group of volunteers who help at our Salesian summer camp experiences. Part of our mission as a Salesian family is to give voice to the ideas, feelings, and dreams of our young people, as well as to inspire and motivate other … Continue reading “You have the power to choose who you want to be”
By: Sheila Kun RN, BA, BSN, MS I chose this topic to share with all the seniors because falls and fractures are realities of life for us seniors. How many times have you heard or happened to your family or friends that so and so fell and suffered serious consequences or death? I thought this is a good time to bring this issue up for … Continue reading Falls and Fractures in Older Adults
Advent greetings and blessings to all of you! It was not long ago, on November 15-20, that our Province was blessed with the visit of the Rector Major, Fr. Angel Fernandez Artime. Many of you had the opportunity and the privilege to meet, to greet, to listen, to celebrate and to take photos, including selfies, with Fr. Angel. Needless to say it was an awesome … Continue reading Provincial Letter: December 2, 2022