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Camp St. Francis 2016: Positive Impact for Boys Ages 5-13

9 months 2 weeks ago
By Izzy Shahmirza (Camp Counselor) (Camp St. Francis – Aptos, CA) – We had another successful camp season! Our incredible administrators, combined with our senior and assistant counselors, had the privilege of serving an energetic and intelligent group of young boys aging from five to thirteen years old at Camp Saint Francis in Aptos, California.…
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Camp Savio 2016: Last Week

9 months 2 weeks ago
By Dianna Rodriguez (Camp Savio 2016 – Bellflower, CA) – The entire camp met the beginning of the week with anticipation for the last day. The different grades started preparing the music and dances for the annual Talent Show and midnight spirit rally. The last week is always hectic because it forces the counselors to…
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Camp Savio 2016: Visiting Deacons from Mexico

9 months 3 weeks ago
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…
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Provincial: May God Answer Our Prayers for Vocations

9 months 3 weeks ago
The Provincial’s weekly letter to the Salesian Family: Dear Salesian Sisters and Brothers, Today, Sunday, July 31st, I participated in the beautiful celebration for Fr. Tuan Nguyen’s 25th anniversary of Priesthood, which took place at our Vietnamese center, Mary Help of Christians, in Stockton. Bishop Steven Blaire was present at the Eucharistic celebration, along with…
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Salesians, Continue Dreaming!

9 months 3 weeks ago
Salesian Missions Sector – Rome, Italy August 2016 Dear Brothers and Friends, Last June Pope Francis visited the headquarters of the World Food Program (WFP) in Rome.  In his speech he said: “I desire that the fight to eradicate the hunger and thirst of our brothers and sisters, and with our brothers and sisters, will…
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You’re Invited: Salesian Perpetual Profession 2016

9 months 4 weeks ago
With loving gratitude to God, the Salesians of Don Bosco of the Province of St. Andrew the Apostle joyfully announce the Perpetual Profession of our brother Vien M. Nguyen, SDB on the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary The Rite of Religious Profession will be celebrated during Mass on Monday, August 15,…
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Bosco Tech’s 27th Annual Golf Classic

10 months ago
By Karen E. Krynen (Bosco Tech – Rosemead, CA) – Many thanks to the golfers, sponsors, donors and volunteers who made the 27th Annual Bosco Tech Golf Classic on July 15 a very successful event. Held at the Montebello Golf Course, the tournament drew golfers for a fun day of competition and camaraderie. Through the…
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Camp San Luis Rey 2016

10 months 1 week ago
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…
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Camp Savio 2016: Week One

10 months 1 week ago
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…
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St. John Bosco High School Names Dennis Mulhaupt as New President

10 months 1 week ago
(Bellflower, CA) – The Salesians of Don Bosco have appointed Dennis Mulhaupt, as president of the 76-year-old all-boys, Catholic college preparatory high school. Mulhaupt succeeds Paul Escala, who served in that position since 2010, and will assume the role immediately in preparation for the upcoming academic year. “We are delighted to have Dennis join the…
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Salesian Volunteers: A Youthful Experience

10 months 2 weeks ago
By JC Montenegro (Salesian Volunteers, CA) – It could be said that the Salesian volunteers started back in the time when Don Bosco started his ministry with the young. The Salesian cooperators took upon themselves the mission of Don Bosco, to form good Christians and honest citizens. Later on, the volunteer program as we know…
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2016 Salesian Come and See – Laredo, Texas

10 months 2 weeks ago
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…
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Visiting Our Salesian Summer Camps

10 months 2 weeks ago
By Fr. Jose Lucero, SDB – Vocation Director (California) – It’s been a blessing to be able to visit a few of our summer programs this past week.  It began with visiting the Salesian Boys & Girls Club in Los Angeles. It was great to see Br. Tom Mass, Br. Steve Standard, and Jonathan Lee and…
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Thank You Sr. Anna Bui, FMA!

10 months 2 weeks ago
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,…
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Assisting Fr. Tim Ploch at the Pisana

10 months 3 weeks ago
By Fr. Gael Sullivan, SDB (Salesian Generalate – Rome, Italy) – A couple of months ago I had a call from Fr. Ted who in formed me that Fr. Tim Ploch had requested that I come to work for five weeks this summer in the office of the InterAmerican Region Councilor at the Pisana in Rome.  Since…
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