Salesians Take Part in NFCYM Annual Membership Meeting

15 Feb 2018

  The National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry (NFCYM) gathered for its Annual Membership Meeting from February 6th through 9th. Fr. Abraham Feliciano (Province Youth Ministry Delegate), Jessica Giglio (Program Coordinator), and Guilherme Lopes (Salesian Youth Movement Coordinator) attended the meetings in Idaho to represent the Salesian Family in our
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Visitation at Don Bosco Prep Includes Missionary Commisioning

15 Feb 2018

Story and photo by Craig Dietel   Between February 4 and 9, Fr. Tim Zak carried out the annual visitation of the Salesian community and its mission at Don Bosco Prep in Ramsey, N.J. he concluded his visit with a prayer service, joining the entire campus community solemnly in prayer.
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California: Fr. Arthur Lenti Honored on 95th Birthday

15 Feb 2018

(ANS – Los Angeles – February 13) – The name of Fr. Arthur Lenti is well known in the Salesian world. His monumental seven-volume work Don Bosco: History and Charism, based on more than 25 years of teaching at the Institute of Salesian Studies in Berkeley, has crossed the borders
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Salesian Family members participate in a Youth Employment event at UN

08 Feb 2018

Youth Employment to Eradicate Poverty by Fr. Thomas Brennan During the Commission for Social Development (CSocD56), the Salesians of Don Bosco, in collaboration with the Good Shepherd Sisters, the International Labor Organization (ILO), and UTEC organized a side event: Youth Employment: an essential component in the fight to eradicate poverty.
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Ramsey, N.J.: DBP Celebrates Feast of St. John Bosco with Bishop Manuel Cruz

07 Feb 2018

Story and photos by Craig Dietel (Ramsey, N.J. – February 1) – As is its custom, on January 31 Don Bosco Prep in Ramsey celebrated marked the feast of St. John Bosco with a solemn Mass. This year the school welcomed Auxiliary Bishop Manuel Cruz of Newark to celebrate the
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East Boston’s Salesian B&G Club Celebrates Don Bosco

07 Feb 2018

by Anita Belmonte (East Boston – January 31) – To help celebrate the feast of St. John Bosco, Fr. John Nazzaro, director of Salesian Mission at Salesian Boys & Girls Club of East Boston devised a handmade Salesian Jeopardy game. The feastday competition was anticipated by a month of daily
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Necrology – February

31 Jan 2018

NEW ROCHELLE PROVINCE NECROLOGY FEBRUARY   1                 Fr. Philip Pascucci, 95 Ridgewood, N.J., 2015   2                 Fr. Thomas Szeliga, 89 Montreal, 2005   3                 Fr. Anthony Guzik, 73 Suffern, N.Y., 1966   3                 Fr. Anthony Bregolato, 82 Elizabeth, N.J., 1983   3                 Fr. Daniel O’Donovan, 87 Pomona, N.Y., 1997  
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Port Chester: St. John Bosco Parish Stages Youth Rally

31 Jan 2018

by Irma M. Austin (Port Chester, N.Y. – January 27) – The first youth rally of newly-configured newly-named St. John Bosco Parish in Port Chester took place on Saturday, January 27. It served as part of the parish’s celebration of the feast of St. John Bosco. Over 300 young people
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Salesian Family and Marching for Life

28 Jan 2018

By Fr. Mike Mendl On Jan. 19, the 45th annual March for Life took place on the National Mall and the streets of Washington, D.C.  I don’t know why it was on the 19th this year rather than on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Jan. 22, which made abortion on
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Salesian Parishioners and Past Pupils Make Mission Trip to Nicaragua

25 Jan 2018

by Fr. Manny Gallo, SDB Fifteen volunteers from St. John Bosco Parish in Port Chester, N.Y., and other Salesian presences flew with Fr. Manny Gallo to Nicaragua on December 27 and did service projects and Gospel reflection there until January 5. The 15 volunteers visited the Salesian schools in Granada
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