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Salesian Graduates supporting the UN in Libya

By: Albert Angel EL ’90 Between October 2018 and November 2019, two graduates from schools associated with the Salesians of Don Bosco, one from the UK and the other from the USA, found themselves deployed to North Africa with the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL). Colonel Raymond Hughes, British Army, is the Senior British Military Advisor and graduated from Salesian College in Liverpool, … Continue reading Salesian Graduates supporting the UN in Libya

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Celebrating the National Vocation Awareness Week 2019

By: Fr. John Roche, SDB Vocation Director I knew the National Vocation Awareness Week was going to be a good week with the reception I had a St. Luke’s Parish and Mary Help of Christians Vietnamese Center.  Gathered in the rectory were many active parishioners and many young adults.  Together with Fr. Ramon and the Salesian priests on his staff, the parish and youth representatives … Continue reading Celebrating the National Vocation Awareness Week 2019

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The Joy of Evangelization

By: Ashley Rivera Young Adult Participant The Joy of Evangelization is off to a great start, with a great response from our young adult community. There are in between fifteen and twenty young adults who are coming to these eight week “missionary discipleship formation” courses. The courses will focus on the “hows” and “whys” of evangelization and culminate with a workshop that will help the … Continue reading The Joy of Evangelization

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Interns honored by L.A. County board of supervisors

By: Karen Krynen Communications Officer Two seniors at Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) who interned this past summer at the Oak Crest Institute of Science and the Pasadena Biotech Collaborative were honored by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors at an awards breakfast in City Council chambers on Tuesday, October 29. The Tech’s Ryan Suarez and Henry He’s summer internships were part of … Continue reading Interns honored by L.A. County board of supervisors

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Annual Thanksgiving Tijuana Mission Trip

By: J.C Montenegro Savio Youth Ministry’s Annual Thanksgiving Tijuana Mission trip is an awesome opportunity for you. In 2002 St. Dominic Savio and St. John Bosco, created the Salesian Missionaries to Tijuana program. They saw the need for a deeper formation and understanding of the catholic social justice for young people who were involved in youth ministry programs. In 2003 St. Dominic Savio extended an … Continue reading Annual Thanksgiving Tijuana Mission Trip

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Teamwork pays off!

By: Miriam Hernandez Coordinator for Youth Ministry “Mis I don’t wanna do that.” “Mis can we stay on the couch?” “But mis that wasn’t me!” The last two months has been tough working with Middle school students in the after-school program (We Care). Not to mention the amount of drama happening amongst the group. There are 25 registered middle school members and about 15 who … Continue reading Teamwork pays off!

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Rector Major November Message

The dream to which I refer, dear friends of the Salesian charism, is Don Bosco’s great missionary dream. Even in the very first years of the foundation of the fragile, little Society of St. Francis de Sales (the Salesians), he sent out his first missionaries to Argentina, in 1875, to care for the Italian immigrants who were reaching those shores by the thousands. Intense, also, … Continue reading Rector Major November Message

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What’s going on at Savio

By: Janelle Siqueiros Savio Youth Group Leader Have you ever been bored on a Monday night? Nothing that seems to catch your interest? Come to our Monday Youth Group! Our youth group consists of many activities that help youth learn about their themselves and their spirituality. This program challenges the way they think about life situations and gives participants different perspectives on various of things. … Continue reading What’s going on at Savio

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Mission Animation Delegates Meeting

By: JC Montenegro Delegate for Mission Animation In the middle of October the delegates for mission animation in the continent gathered in Brazil to discuss how the mission is being spread out in the continent among the essential topics discussed it could be found: The updated DIAM manual that the congregation just published you will find topics like job description, Salesian missionaries short story, and … Continue reading Mission Animation Delegates Meeting

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Provincial Letter: October 29th, 2019

Dear Salesian Sisters and Brothers, On Sunday, October 27th, I flew back from Quito, Ecuador, where I spent the last week with Fr. Tim Ploch, our Regional and most of the 13 provincials from our Inter-American Region.   Two of our provincials could not enter the Ecuador for different reasons. The annual Inter-American provincials gathering took place in Quito this year.   We stayed at a retreat … Continue reading Provincial Letter: October 29th, 2019

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Don Bosco Tech Open House

By: Karen Krynen Communication Officer Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) will host its Open House for prospective students and their families on Sunday, November 17, 2019, from 12 noon to 4 pm. Middle school students are invited to tour the school’s extensive engineering and applied science labs and participate in Bosco Tech’s signature Explore and Create workshops. Offered to boys in grades 6–8, these … Continue reading Don Bosco Tech Open House

Western USA collaborating in Mission animation

Sr. Sydney Moss FMA in charge of VIDES and JC Montenegro in charge of the Salesian Volunteer Program for the Salesians of Don Bosco USA West met in mid-October to discuss the possibility of collaborating on forming a Missionary Team serving both provinces. This collaboration will provide many opportunities for promoting a missionary culture in the Western USA. These opportunities include sharing short mission trips, … Continue reading Western USA collaborating in Mission animation

San Luis Rey Parish host Provincial Council

By: Danya Montiel Assistant at San Luis Rey Parish, Laredo This week, October 10th & 11th, at our parish, San Luis Rey Church, we had the privilege of hosting the Salesian Provincial Council. We were filled with great company; we were accompanied by Fr. Provincial Ted Montemayor, Fr. Thomas Prendiville, Fr. Mel Trinidad and Br. Al Vu. The Provincial Council had their meetings in our … Continue reading San Luis Rey Parish host Provincial Council

Provincial Letter: October 15th, 2019

Dear Salesian Sisters and Brothers, Last week, the Provincial Council, minus Fr. Tho Bui and Fr. John Itzaina, flew into San Antonio, Texas, rented a car and drove to Laredo where the provincial council met the staff of San Luis Rey and gathered for two days of provincial council meetings.   Although, we were missing two provincial council members, the four of us present, were able … Continue reading Provincial Letter: October 15th, 2019

Salesian High School retreat at St. Josephs

By: Johnny Martinez St. Josephs Retreat Coordinator Greetings Salesian family! We are so proud to share our experience with our brother Salesian High School in Boyle Heights. Last Wednesday October 2nd, 2019, Salesian High was on St. Joseph’s Campus for their freshman retreat. A total of 93 freshmen came together as one to have a rockin good time in the name of the brotherhood and … Continue reading Salesian High School retreat at St. Josephs