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Provincial Letter: May 22nd, 2019

Dear Salesian Sisters and Brothers, This Friday we celebrate the Feast of Mary Help of Christians!  Happy Feast day to all the Salesian Family.  As all of you well know, Mary Help of Christians meant so much to Don Bosco.  From the age of nine years of age, when Don Bosco had that famous dream, Johnny Bosco saw Mary (the women his Mother taught him … Continue reading Provincial Letter: May 22nd, 2019

Bosco Tech to Host Baccalaureate and Commencement Exercises on June 1st

Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) will host its baccalaureate and commencement exercises for the graduating class of 2019 on Saturday, June 1, starting at 5 p.m. The Baccalaureate Mass will be held on the campus mall, with the traditional conferral of diplomas and graduation ceremony immediately following. This year’s graduation keynote speaker is Roger Gibbs. A 1974 graduate of Bosco Tech’s Electronics program, Gibbs … Continue reading Bosco Tech to Host Baccalaureate and Commencement Exercises on June 1st

2019 St. Francis Seminary Reunion: Magnificent!

By Patrick O’Driscoll Class of ’70 The annual all-school reunion of former 1960s and ’70s Salesian junior seminarians of St. Francis High School returned to the pastoral locale of our youth – East Lake Avenue in Watsonville – to celebrate in 2019. Fifty years after graduation, the St. Francis centennial class of 1969 (also known as “The Magnificent Seven”) was a focus of congratulations and … Continue reading 2019 St. Francis Seminary Reunion: Magnificent!

Provincial Letter: May 15th, 2019

Dear Salesian Sisters and Brothers, On Monday, May 13th, the Salesian World celebrated the feast of St. Mary Dominica Mazzarello, who, along with Don Bosco, founded the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians or as they are more commonly known, the Salesian Sisters.   We wish the Salesian Sisters a “Happy Feast Day” and pray that God will continue to bless them with many good and … Continue reading Provincial Letter: May 15th, 2019

Bosco Tech offers dynamic Summer Programs for Sixth through Twelfth Grader

By: Karen Krynen ROSEMEAD, CA. – June 7, 2019 – Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) will offer academic enrichment and review courses, as well as sports camps, to boys and girls in sixth to twelfth grade during the summer. Six-week high school courses begin on Monday, June 17, while five-week middle school courses begin on Monday, June 24. High school students can earn a full year’s … Continue reading Bosco Tech offers dynamic Summer Programs for Sixth through Twelfth Grader

North American Salesian Network (NASN) Annual Meeting 2019

North American Salesian Network (NASN) held its annual meeting from Monday, April 29, 2019 to Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at De Sales Center in Brooklyn, Michigan, which is also the site of the novitiate of Oblates of St. Francis de Sales (www.desales.org, 1124 Ventura Dr, Brooklyn, MI 49230). NASN, made up of groups that share in the spirituality of St. Francis de Sales, facilitates the … Continue reading North American Salesian Network (NASN) Annual Meeting 2019

NCEA – Chicago 2019

On April 23 -25, over 9,000 Catholic educators from around the United States, as well as the UK, Australia, and Canada, took part in the 134th annual National Catholic Educational Association Convention and Expo (NCEA 2019) at McCormick Place-West in Chicago. This convention is the largest private education association gathering in the world, held in collaboration with the Archdiocese of Chicago. This was my first … Continue reading NCEA – Chicago 2019

Provincial Letter: April 30th, 2019

Dear Salesian Sisters and Brothers, The last week was a very busy time as many of us participated and attended different events prepared for Mother Yvonne Reungoat, Mother General of the Salesian Sisters who was visiting the Western Province of the Salesian Sister.    After spending several days right after Easter,  with our brothers who were doing their annual retreat at St. Anthony’s Retreat, Three Rivers, … Continue reading Provincial Letter: April 30th, 2019