A month of Joy, Crosses, and Hope

By: Johnny Martinez St. Josephs Retreat Coordinator During these trying times where we are being called to trust in the Lord and practice physical distancing and social connection via other mediums, we would like to share with you our month in review, and through that, our voice. We know that a simple word from a loved one has the power to bring consolation and peace, … Continue reading A month of Joy, Crosses, and Hope

Ash Wednesday at St. Joseph’s Retreat Center

By: Johnny Martinez St. Josephs Retreat Coordinator Greetings Salesian family! Here at St. Joseph’s we started our Lenten journey with a jam packed Ash Wednesday! We began by going out to East Los Angeles College to give Ashes and do Ash Wednesday services for the college kids that were walking by, it was a success as we had one of the young people come on … Continue reading Ash Wednesday at St. Joseph’s Retreat Center

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

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

St. Joseph’s Retreat Center

By: Johnny Martinez Retreat Coordinator Greetings Salesian family! The Salesian spirit and mission to the young on the peripheries was alive and moving this past weekend at St. Joseph’s for our second young adult ‘Agape’ retreat in two months. Over the course of Friday August 30th to Sunday September 1st, twenty-four young people ages eighteen to thirty experienced a powerful encounter with our Lord. The … Continue reading St. Joseph’s Retreat Center

St. Joseph’s Young Adult Retreat: Agape

By: Johnny Martinez St. Joseph’s first Young Adult retreat: “Agape” took place this month on July 5th to 7th. The retreat brought in fourteen wonderful young adults ranging from 18 to 30 years of age. They all expressed their love and gratitude for the retreat. The retreat candidates were invited by word of mouth and by going out to college campuses where the young people are … Continue reading St. Joseph’s Young Adult Retreat: Agape