Updated funeral and burial arrangements for Fr. Al Pestun: Friday, August 5th:Viewing will begin at 11:30 a.m. andthe Vigil Mass at 7:00 p.m. at Corpus Christi Church (62 Santa Rosa Ave., San Francisco, CA) Saturday, August 6th:Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. at Corpus Christi Church, followed by burial at Salesian Cemetery and then reception at the Salesian cafeteria in Richmond, CA Livestreaming of the Funeral … Continue reading Rest in Peace Fr. Al Pestun, SDB
By: Andres NeriaSocial Communication and Media Coordinator This year’s RE (Religious Education) Congress certainly felt different with the limited number of attendees and exhibitors. Despite that, for those who were in attendance (physically and virtually) there was a sense of hope that it’s still possible to gather, be formed, and share in community our living faith with others. Participants and organizers support one another while keeping … Continue reading Being “living waters of hope”
Facebook link: https://m.facebook.com/salesianssuo Scheduling Update: Please note that Fr. Arthur Lenti’s funeral arrangements on February 16, 2022 will now take place at St. Dominic Savio Church in Bellflower, California (instead of St. John Bosco High School’s Chapel). Dear Salesian Family and Friends: Below is the latest news on Fr. Arthur Lenti’s funeral arrangements. Wednesday, February 16Location: St. John Bosco High School Chapel, Bellflower Viewing: 4:00 PM – … Continue reading Rest in Peace Fr. Arthur Lenti, SDB
Scheduling Update: Memorial Service scheduled for January 21, 2022 will be postponed to an undetermined date for health safety reasons Funeral Service scheduled for January 14, 2022 will continue as originally planned Dear Salesian Family and Friends: Below is the latest news on Brother John Rasor’s Funeral arrangements. Thank you to Fr. Thien Nguyen, Director of Bosco Tech, who arranged this with the school administration, … Continue reading Rest in Peace Br. John Rasor, SDB
By: JC MontenegroDelegate for Mission Animation On July 29, the delegate for Missionary Animation and the preferential option met with 4 young SDBs in initial formation to evaluate their missionary summer experience in two summer camps that are held year after year in Southern California: Camp Savio based in Saint Dominic Savio, Bellflower and Camp Salesian based in Boyle Heights in Los Angeles. At this … Continue reading Missionary Experience
By: Bro. Dang-Khoa Pham, SDBSalesian of Don Bosco I was assigned to the Salesian Family Youth Center to serve the children at the summer camp program in the low-income community of Boyle Heights in Los Angeles. I was a quite nervous with plenty of curiosity and expectations. You may ask yourself, why? I have been in the US for almost two years, and this was … Continue reading How do I see God in the Salesian family youth center?
By: Fr. Dominic Tran, SDBVice Provincial for SUE Province For three days, July 13 to 15, the SDB Provincials, directors, and members of the provincial councils of the two New Rochelle and San Francisco Provinces met for a Directors’ Workshop. The workshop took place virtually. On the first day, some time was dedicated to mutual sharing of where people were in their ministries, including during the … Continue reading Directors’ Workshop for New Rochelle and San Francisco Provinces
By: JC Montenegro, Ph. D. Delegate for Mission Animation Fr. Alejandro was born in Morelia, Michoacan in Mexico. He met the Salesians in 1980 when he was six years old and joined the Salesian Oratory. He did his first profession in 1994 and was ordained as a priest on July 5, 2003. In his Salesian life, he has been in many positions around education. At … Continue reading The SUO Province Welcomes Fr. Alejandro Rodriguez!