Reflection by Fr. Ed Liptak, SDBTranslation by Fr. Jesse Montes, SDB Existe mucho temor del fin del mundo, y muchos creen que la tierra un día colapsará y desaparecerá. La liturgia de esta semana, sin embargo, nos da una muestra de alegría y temor. La primera lectura de Malaquías pone pavor a los pies de los malhechores: “He aquí, viene el día, ardiendo como un … Continue reading El Fin
Reflection by Fr. Ed Liptak, SDB Much dread of the end times exists, and many believe that the earth will one day collapse and be gone. The liturgy of this 33rd Week in Ordinary Time ‘C,’ however, gives us a taste of both joy and dread. The first reading from Malachi lays dread at the feet of evildoers: “Lo, the day is coming, blazing like … Continue reading The End
Reflection by Fr. Ed Liptak, SDB The readings this thirty-first Sunday ‘C’ again speak loudly of the Divine Mercy. The Lord is indeed the all -powerful Creator, “But you have mercy on all, because you can do all things; and you overlook people’s sins that they may repent,” says the Book of Wisdom. We love to think of God good and merciful and often forget … Continue reading Divine Mercy Sunday II
Reflection by Fr. Ed Liptak, SDBTranslation by Fr. Jesse Montes, SDB Las lecturas de este trigésimo primer domingo vuelven a hablar en voz alta de la Divina Misericordia. El Señor es ciertamente el Creador todopoderoso, “Pero tienes misericordia de todos, porque puedes hacer todas las cosas; y pasas por alto los pecados de las personas para que se arrepientan”, dice el Libro de la Sabiduría. … Continue reading Domingo de la Divina Misericordia II
Reflection by Fr. Ed Liptak, SDBTranslation by Fr. Jesse Montes, SDB Dios no es sordo; Tampoco es ciego. Él escucha lo que decimos, es consciente de lo que hacemos. Afortunadamente para nosotros, esas palabras no son una amenaza. Pueden serlo, pero solo aquellos que hacen el mal deben temer el disgusto Todopoderoso, como dijo Jesús, de Aquel que puede;arrojarnos al infierno;. Sí, el cielo es … Continue reading Dios no es sordo
Reflection by Fr. Ed Liptak, SDB God is not deaf; neither is he blind. He hears what we say, he is aware of what we do. Fortunately for us, those words are not a threat. They may be, but only those who do evil need to fear the All‐Powerful displeasure, as Jesus said, of the One who can ‘cast us into hell.’ Yes, Heaven is … Continue reading God is not Deaf
Reflection by Fr. Ed Liptak, SDB Last week’s clear Bible lesson asked us to show gratitude to God, that he too appreciates being thanked. This 29th Week ‘C’ we are taught about prayer: we must not be afraid to keep begging God. Again, our Church cooperates with St. Luke by reaching back to other passages from the Bible that make much the same point of … Continue reading How to pray
Reflection by Fr. Ed Liptak, SDBTranslation by Fr. Jesse Montes, SDB La clara lección bíblica de la semana pasada nos pidió que mostráramos gratitud a Dios, que él también aprecia ser agradecido. Esta Semana se nos enseña acerca de la oración: no debemos tener miedo de seguir rogando a Dios. Una vez más, nuestra Iglesia coopera con San Lucas volviendo a otros pasajes de la … Continue reading Como orar
By: Luis ChaconProvince Coordinator for Volunteers Have you heard the story of the starfish? In a preparation retreat for SYLC Fr. Itchan Laygo, SDB, narrated this story. One day an old man was walking on the beach and saw thousands of starfish dying in the sand because the tide had taken them out of the water. In front of the sea there was a child … Continue reading Lets save a starfish – Part I
Reflection by Fr. Ed Liptak, SDB St. Luke has carefully exhibited that on the last trip of Jesus to Jerusalem, he was ever aware of what lay ahead. He described the mind of Jesus in an earlier chapter. Jesus had just finished strong lessons about entering the Kingdom of Heaven and being careful, because the way to salvation is not easy, and who can know … Continue reading Again, the Cross
Reflection by Fr. Ed Liptak, SDBTranslation by Fr. Jesse Montes, SDB San Lucas ha expuesto cuidadosamente que, en el ultimo viaje de Jesús a Jerusalén, siempre fue consciente de lo que le esperaba. Había descrito la mente de Jesús en un capítulo anterior. Jesús acababa de terminar fuertes lecciones acerca de entrar en el Reino de los Cielos y de tener cuidado, porque el camino … Continue reading De nuevo, la Cruz
By: Luis ChaconProvince Coordinator for Volunteers As you may have heard, in January the Salesian Family Youth Center joined the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce. We have had the opportunity to meet, learn, participate, and collaborate in different committees, meetings, and councils to make the difference in the world of formal and non-formal education. On July 25, a unique opportunity was presented to me … Continue reading “For you I study, for you I work…”
By: Luis ChaconProvince Coordinator for Volunteers On Sunday, April 17, some of the Salesian presences in the Los Angeles Area decided to celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus in a different way: bringing not only food and clothing to our homeless brothers and sisters on Skid Row, but also moments of prayer and letters (with blessings and motivational messages) written by the young people of the … Continue reading Homeless Outreach on Skid Row: A different way of celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus
Dear All, I greet you with fraternal affection in this month of May, the month of our mother, Mary Help Of Christians,hoping that all your communities, families and pastoral activities bear excellent fruit. I am writing to all of you at this time to communicate and share with you the assignments for this summer 2022.This process was carried out, considering the evaluation made last year … Continue reading Summer Assignments 2022
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!
By: Marisol BecerraYouth Ministry Office Assistant LEADS Interamerica and Cone South On December 4th the members of LEADS Interamerica and Cone South gathered together to continue their Salesian formation and teamwork to strengthen the Salesian Youth Movement and its impact in both regions and its provinces. The Salesian formation was delivered by Fr. Fabian, coordinator of the Interamerica region, and a special moment of prayer … Continue reading Province Youth Ministry Department December Recap!
By: Youth Ministry Department November 6 – LEADS Inter-America Meeting The members of Leads Interamerica got together to continue their new journey as leaders of the Salesian Youth Movement. It was divided in three parts: 1. Formation (Invitation of Pope Francis to celebrate World Youth Day 2021) 2. Accompaniment (Ideas in how to support the delegates of Youth Ministry to celebrate and communicate WYD 2021 … Continue reading Province Youth Ministry Department November Recap!
By: Marisol BecerraYouth Ministry Office Assistant NCYC Commission Meeting – October 12th Fr. Fabian participated in the first meeting of the commission for NCYC West Long Beach 2022. This meeting was led by Sr. Sydney Moss who had an objective to start reflecting and thinking about the different possibilities of topics and themes to be reflected in and presented to the participants of the conference. … Continue reading Province Youth Ministry Department October Recap!