Salesian Youth Leadership Conference Spirit Team Retreat!

By: Marisol BecerraYouth Ministry Office Assistant From Friday, February 18th to Sunday, February 20th, the selected SYLC Spirit Team youth along with the SYLC Spirit Team adults gathered at St. Josephs Salesian Youth Renewal Center in Rosemead, CA for the first SYLC Spirit Team retreat. We welcomed two teens from Laredo, Texas, Alejandra Alvarez, and Abdiana Marines, along with the CYM chaperone from Laredo, Estela … Continue reading Salesian Youth Leadership Conference Spirit Team Retreat!

A 10-Week Plan for Reversing Insulin Resistance (Week 9 and 10)

Repetition is a good tool to be able to recall new learning, therefore let us refresh our memory of the strategies to reverse insulin resistance for the past 8 weeks: Check your portion. Eat more vegetables and fruit. Get walking. Switch to whole grain. Manage your stress. Get adequate sleep. Don’t forget the snacks. Ramp up your exercise. Yes, we are almost at our final … Continue reading A 10-Week Plan for Reversing Insulin Resistance (Week 9 and 10)

Provincial Announcement: 125 Years – Salesian Mission Day

To my Salesian Confreres and to the Salesian Family: This Friday, March 11, is our Province Salesian Mission Day. This date has a special significance to us. It was on this date 125 years ago when the first four Salesian Missionaries sent by Fr. Michael Rua, the Successor of Don Bosco, celebrated the First Mass at Sts. Peter & Paul Church in San Francisco. Each year … Continue reading Provincial Announcement: 125 Years – Salesian Mission Day

RMG – Letter from the Rector Major regarding the situation in Ukraine

Prot. n. 22/0080Rome, 1 March 2022 To my dear Salesian confreres throughout the worldTo our dear Salesian Family throughout the world Dear brothers and sisters throughout the world, My greetings and expression of affection to you all in all the different places where we are found as Don Bosco’s family. You can easily guess the reasons driving me to write this letter, in which I … Continue reading RMG – Letter from the Rector Major regarding the situation in Ukraine

A 10-Week Plan for Reversing Insulin Resistance (Week 7 and 8)

We seniors are forgetful. It might be helpful to recapture the first 6 approaches to reverse insulin resistance: Check your portion. Eat more vegetables and fruit every day. Get walking. Switch to whole grains. Manage your stress Get adequate sleep. Have you tried any of the plans mentioned above? How does it work for you? If you are ready to learn the rest of the … Continue reading A 10-Week Plan for Reversing Insulin Resistance (Week 7 and 8)

Welcome Saul Silva, our newest volunteer!

By: Luis ChaconProvince Coordinator for Volunteers We are happy to share that Divine Providence has sent us a new volunteer. His name is Saul Edwin Silva Duran, he is 25 years old, and although he and his father were born in Brazil, Saul grew up in Bolivia, where he has known the Salesians since he was ten years old. Saul is the third of four … Continue reading Welcome Saul Silva, our newest volunteer!

A 10-Week Plan for Reversing Insulin Resistance (Week 5 and 6)

Let us recall the 4 key points from the first 4 weeks’ plan: Check your portion. Eat more vegetables and fruit. Get walking. Switch to whole grain. Good, you remember all the 4 points. Now you are ready to continue week 5 and week 6’s plan for reversing insulin resistance. Week 5: Manage your stress Take stress seriously and find ways to reduce it. Chronic … Continue reading A 10-Week Plan for Reversing Insulin Resistance (Week 5 and 6)

Bosco Tech to host educational expert Dr. Abigail Norfleet James

By: Karen KrynenCommunications Officer ROSEMEAD, CA. – February 23, 2022 – Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) will host Dr. Abigail Norfleet James, internationally acclaimed author, speaker, and expert on single-sex education, on Wednesday, March 9, at 6:30 p.m. on the school’s campus. An engaging speaker, James is recognized as an authority in gendered teaching, and developmental and educational psychology, and is the author of Teaching … Continue reading Bosco Tech to host educational expert Dr. Abigail Norfleet James

Salesian Boys’ and Girls’ Club: “The Show Must Go On!”

By: Jerome PaoliniSBGC at Sts. Peter and Paul Board President and Salesian College Preparatory, Class of 1977 (San Francisco) – These famous words from P. T. Barnum in the 19th century extolled performers to continue on as planned even in the face of problems and adversity.  Similarly, “The Show Must Go On” also applies to the staff and leadership team of the Salesian Boys’ and … Continue reading Salesian Boys’ and Girls’ Club: “The Show Must Go On!”

A 10-Week Plan for Reversing Insulin Resistance (Week 3 and 4)

Abstract by: Sheila Kun RN, BSN, BA, MS We started learning healthy lifestyle suggestions following simple goals and plans 2 weeks at a time. This week, we will map out the strategies for week 3 and 4. Let us get started: Week 3: Get Walking Start walking, even if you are only able to manage a few minutes at a time. Aim to walk most … Continue reading A 10-Week Plan for Reversing Insulin Resistance (Week 3 and 4)

Province Youth Ministry Department January Recap!

By: Marisol BecerraYouth Ministry Office Assistant Spirit Team Meeting On January 6th, The administrative team of SYLC got together to reflect, plan and organize the retreats for spirit team leaders. These retreats will be taking place at St. Joseph Retreat House in Rosemead from February 18th – 20th and April 1st to the 3rd. Province Leadership Meeting  On January 10th, there was a Province leadership … Continue reading Province Youth Ministry Department January Recap!

Camp St. Francis 2022 update

Dear Salesian Confreres, I hope that each of you is well and safe, filled with the presence and charity of God in your lives and “doing everything through love”, as this year’s Strenna invites us, especially for each of those young people we meet on a daily basis. I am writing to you with the deep desire to communicate and share an important decision that … Continue reading Camp St. Francis 2022 update

The DASH diet

Abstract by: Sheila Kun RN, BSN, BA, MS While reviewing the dietary strategy to combat insulin resistance, a 10 week plan, we came across the mention of the DASH diet. I thought it might be worthwhile to understand this important diet and its origin. The DASH (Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension) diet focuses on lots of whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and low-fat dairy products. In … Continue reading The DASH diet

Announcement of SYLC Spirit Team Youth 2022

Dear Salesian Brothers, Our beloved God has given us a new year and a new opportunity to celebrate with joy and exultation, the feast of our founding father, St. John Bosco, and the great work and legacy entrusted to us through him: the salvation of the most abandoned and endangered youth. Inspired by the actions and words of Don Bosco, faithful follower of the Lord … Continue reading Announcement of SYLC Spirit Team Youth 2022

Happy Feast Day from Saint Anthony’s Youth Group!

By: Peter NguyenYoung Adult Leader On Sunday, January 30th, 2022, Saint Anthony’s Youth Group welcomed novices Michael and Thomas Nguyen along with Brothers Khoa Pham and Damien Ho to celebrate the feast day of St. John Bosco. We started a fun day of joyful festivities by playing steal the bacon by splitting up the group into two sides and as we witnessed our kids chasing … Continue reading Happy Feast Day from Saint Anthony’s Youth Group!

A 10-Week Plan for Reversing Insulin Resistance

Abstract by: Sheila Kun RN, BSN, BA, MS I am a practical person. So when I came across “The Everything Guide to the Insulin Resistance Diet “ by Ms. M. Feldman and J. Dalyai, I gave them a thumb up for some very good easy to follow tips.  For the next 4 weeks, I will present to you their 10-Week Plan for Reversing Insulin Resistance. … Continue reading A 10-Week Plan for Reversing Insulin Resistance