Camp Savio 2016: Visiting Deacons from Mexico

By Salesian Deacons Fernando Javier Hernández Reyes, David Raúl Reynoso Ruiz, and José de Jesús Medrano Pérez (Camp Savio 2016 – Bellflower, CA) – The experience of only three days in the Salesian Community in Bellflower has been of a great wealth for our vocational and pastoral growth.  This experience has a great value knowing that in one…

Camp San Luis Rey 2016

By Bro. James Nam Nguyen, SDB (San Luis Rey Parish – Laredo, TX) – Camp San Luis Rey in Laredo, Texas concluded its second week of summer camp this past Friday, July 15th. The theme for this year is “Be Who You Want To Be” based off the recent Disney movie “Zootopia.” There are a…

Camp Savio 2016: Week One

By Diego Buenrostro (Camp Counselor) (St. Dominic Savio Church, Bellflower) – Welcome to the first week of Camp Savio!  We are overjoyed to have about 328 children attend our summer camp this year. We, the counselors, are thankful to the parents who are trusting us with the job of giving their little angels a fun…

2016 Salesian Come and See – Laredo, Texas

By Fr. Jose Lucero, SDB (Vocation Director) (San Luis Rey Parish – Laredo, TX) – It was my first time experiencing the Jamaica at San Luis Rey Laredo Texas.  What a great experience it was for me to see the parish so vibrant, active, and alive.  The most important part of my visit was to…

Thank You Sr. Anna Bui, FMA!

By Fr. Jesse Montes, SDB – Pastor (St. Mary’s Church & School, Los Angeles) – Sr. Anna Bui, FMA, bid farewell to both the school and the parish.  The audience filled the “banquet hall” each grade of the school presented special acts. One group of children dressed in the vocation that they expected to be a grownups: one wanted to be a priest,…