St. Mary’s Youth present at RE Congress!

By: Miriam Hernandez Coordinator for Youth Ministry – Salesian Family Youth Center This year a group of teens from Saint Mary’s attended Youth Day virtually! Youth Day was available online as a Youth Track during Los Angeles Religious Education Congress this past weekend. The theme this year was Proclaim the Promise! and in the words of the coordinating team; the theme speaks of hope during … Continue reading St. Mary’s Youth present at RE Congress!

Looking to the cross to decentralize

By: Luis Chacon Salesian Volunteer Luis Chacon is part of the Mission Animation Team from our Province. He serves as our Public Relations Specialist at the Salesian Family Youth Center. This Article is written as part of our Mission Animation Plan.  If you would like to review the plan, please email us at jc@salesianvolunteers.org The cross: Trinitarian event The aim of this short article is to … Continue reading Looking to the cross to decentralize

Strategic plan creating!

By: Luis Chacon Salesian Volunteer At the Salesian Family Youth Center, we recognize the great responsibility entrusted to us in working with one of the most essential and vulnerable sectors of society and the Church: children and youth. On Saturday, February 6, the Salesian Family Youth Center Staff met from 9 am to 12 pm to continue with our Strategic Planning. We started with a … Continue reading Strategic plan creating!

Bosco Tech alumni to meet with students for engineers day

By: Karen Krynen Communications Officer – Don Bosco Tech ROSEMEAD, CA. – February 16, 2021 – Representing organizations like SpaceX, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and Universal Studios Hollywood, alumni working in a variety of engineering professions will address students at their alma mater, Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech), on February 18, commemorating National Engineers Week. The graduates will virtually share their educational and career pathways and answer … Continue reading Bosco Tech alumni to meet with students for engineers day

Bosco Tech’s new Esports team begins scrimmage play

By: Karen Krynen Communications Officer – Don Bosco Tech Bosco Tech has established a CIF eSports (electronic sports) program, the newest addition to the DBTI Athletics Department. Following recent remote tryouts, the first varsity and junior varsity teams have been announced and are starting virtual practices and scrimmages. The eSports teams will compete against digital athletes from other participating high schools in titles such as: … Continue reading Bosco Tech’s new Esports team begins scrimmage play

We are part of a youth analysis group at the continental level!

By: Luis Chacon Salesian Volunteer At the Salesian Family Youth Center, we are concerned about our constant updating. We are thinking not only about how to obtain material resources to make a difference with the children and young people of our community. We are also looking for ways to offer the world updated intellectual content to help work for the human being’s dignity. For this … Continue reading We are part of a youth analysis group at the continental level!

The spirit of Don Bosco alive in Salesian Family Youth Center and St. Mary’s Church!

By: Luis Chacon Salesian Volunteer On January 29th, our Salesian Family Youth Center and St. Mary’s church joined the celebrations of Saint John Bosco, the father, and teacher of youth, founder of the Society of Saint Francis de Sales, better known as “Salesians.” During the event we had a Don Bosco Movie Drive-In with an Ice cream truck and featured the Don Bosco movie by … Continue reading The spirit of Don Bosco alive in Salesian Family Youth Center and St. Mary’s Church!

COVID Lockdown – A New Opportunity to Compose Your Life

By: Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCPSalesian Cooperator The catastrophic 2020 COVID epidemic has interrupted our life and rendered us helpless in many ways. Looking back, I am determined that this virus would not rob me of the joy of perseverance and determination to make adjustments in life. Yes, I can and had composed my life during the viral season. I should not be … Continue reading COVID Lockdown – A New Opportunity to Compose Your Life

Feast Day Mass of St. John Bosco at St. Bridget Chinese Catholic Church

By: Joseph Ng Salesian Cooperator, St. Bridget Chinese Catholic Church Greetings from St. Bridget Chinese Catholic Church.   On January 31, 2021, we were honored to have Fr. Mel Trinidad, the new Provincial of the Province of St. Andrew, and our good friend Fr. James Nieblas, Salesian Director of Los Angeles, joined Fr. John Lam in celebrating the Feast Day Mass of St. John Bosco. The celebration … Continue reading Feast Day Mass of St. John Bosco at St. Bridget Chinese Catholic Church

Youth Ministry Office News!

By: Marisol BecerraYouth Ministry Office Assistant January Recap RE Congress Meeting  On Jan. 4th, the Youth Ministry Department gathered to plan for the virtual Religious Education Congress this year. There will be a virtual booth and resources available to attendees. The schedule will be announced soon. You can register online at recongress.org.  Province Leadership Meeting On Jan. 5th the Youth Ministry Department took part in … Continue reading Youth Ministry Office News!

COVID-19 Vaccine : Sharing My Personal Experience with Vaccination in 2021

By: Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCPSalesian Cooperator All of us who experienced this global pandemic since January 2020, we welcome the light at the end of the tunnel – a vaccine that works to boost up our immune system to fight the COVID-19 virus. This is a remarkable scientific achievement. How does mRNA vaccine work? Even for those of us who work in … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccine : Sharing My Personal Experience with Vaccination in 2021

Feminism is the last of humanism

By: Luis Chacon Salesian Volunteer Salesian Family Youth Center was present at the “Training sessions in leadership and reduction of inequalities” Our leaders are in continuous training to stay updated and to carry out our mission statement. “Inspiring and enabling the young people of Boyle Heights and the surrounding communities to realize their full potential of being productive, responsible, and caring citizens and to support … Continue reading Feminism is the last of humanism

Mental Health – How are you really doing?

By: Dianna Serrano RN, BSN An increased focus on mental health is relevant today as many lives have been drastically affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. A study conducted in June 2020 found that there have been increased adverse mental health conditions, along with increased substance use and suicidal ideation associated with the pandemic (Czeisler et al., 2020). Poor mental health in adolescence can lead to … Continue reading Mental Health – How are you really doing?

Stroke – Preventive medications

Abstracted from Mayo Clinic By: Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCPSalesian Cooperator If you’ve had an ischemic stroke or TIA, your doctor may recommend medications to help reduce your risk of having another stroke. These include: Anti-platelet drugs. Platelets are cells in your blood that form clots. Anti-platelet drugs make these cells less sticky and less likely to clot. The most commonly used anti-platelet medication … Continue reading Stroke – Preventive medications

St. John Bosco High School Invests in Latest Safety Technology

By:  Zack Tawatari “St. John Bosco High School Invests in Latest Safety Technology” Spectrum News 1, Jan. 28, 2021 BELLFLOWER, Calif. — Up close the desks, the chairs and the whiteboards in school classrooms might look the same, but it’s clear that when you take a step back, a lot has changed. With safety measures liked plexiglass, spacing, signage, and of course masks, St. John … Continue reading St. John Bosco High School Invests in Latest Safety Technology

Blessed Laura Vicuña (1891-1904)

  From Chile to Argentina Laura Carmen Vicuña was born in Santiago, Chile, on April 5, 1891, to Joseph and Mercedes Pino. The Vicuña family, Chilean aristocrats, were forced into exile by a revolution. They took refuge in Temuco in a poor house, but soon after Joseph died suddenly, and Mercedes had to take refuge with her two daughters in Argentina. They came to Junín … Continue reading Blessed Laura Vicuña (1891-1904)

Stroke – First Aid

Abstracted from Mayo Clinic By: Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCPSalesian Cooperator Recognizing the signs and symptoms of stroke is key to immediate rescue and survival. The following guidelines from the Mayo Clinic provides you with precise information you need. Your knowledge could turn into a life-saving opportunity for at risk stroke victims. A stroke occurs when there’s bleeding into your brain or when … Continue reading Stroke – First Aid