Salesian Rector Major to Visit U.S. and Canadian Salesians

09 Aug 2018

By Fr. Mike Mendl             The rector major (superior general) of the Salesians of Don Bosco, Father Angel Fernandez Artime, SDB, will be conducting a fraternal visit to the Salesians’ New Rochelle, N.Y., Province from Monday, September 3, to Wednesday, September 12. Since the province is geographically large, encompassing the
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Takoma Park: Incoming Students at DBCR Prepare for Success

09 Aug 2018

Story and Photos by Fr. Mike Mendl, SDB (Takoma Park, Md. – August 6) – School starts really early if you’re an incoming freshman or a transfer sophomore at Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School and Corporate Work Study Program in Takoma Park. The school’s new students reported for their
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Five Brothers Renew Vows in California

09 Aug 2018

Text and photo by Fr. Mike Pace, SDB   During one of the San Francisco Province’s retreats, preached by Fr. Pascual Chavez, Fr. Ted Montemayor, provincial, received the vows of five young Salesians renewing their professions. In the photo, l-r: Fr. Ted, Bro. Louis Chacon, Bro. Jhoni Chamorro, Fr. Pascual,
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Tampa: St. John Neuman Football Team Makes Retreat at Mary Help

09 Aug 2018

by Lili DeGrasse (Tampa – August 2) – The varsity football team from St. John Neumann High School in Naples, Fla., which is administered by the Salesian Sisters, travelled to Mary Help of Christians Center in Tampa for the week of July 30 to make their annual retreat. During the
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Edmonton: welcome to Fr. Sathiaseelan Kulandaisamy

09 Aug 2018

Provincial Announcement (New Rochelle, N.Y. – August 6) – Fr. Tim Zak and the Province of St. Philip the Apostle welcome Fr. Sathiaseelan Kulandaisamy to the province and to the community of Edmonton, where he arrived on August 3. Fr. Sathiaseelan wrote to Fr. Tim: “I am happy to join
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Tampa: Mary Help Holds Horse Camp

08 Aug 2018

by Lili DeGrasse (Tampa – August 2) – Mary Help of Christians Center in Tampa held a week-long horse camp, July 23-27. Campers learned to ride, and the more experienced riders were able to advance their horseback skills. In addition to riding lessons and trail rides, there was daily barn
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Salesians Participate in Annual Religious Brothers Conference

02 Aug 2018

by Bro. Bernie Dubé, SDB (Potomac, Md. – July 30) – Bros. Jerry Meegan, Tom Sweeney, and Bernie Dube participated in this year’s annual Religious Brothers Conference at the Bolger Conference Center in Potomac, Md., July 20-23. The 55 participants had a most enjoyable weekend, facilitated not only by their
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Gift to the Rector Major to Celebrate His Visit

02 Aug 2018

by Fr. Abe Feliciano, SDB   Every year the Salesian Family is gifted by the Rector Major with the Strenna, the theme usually being announced during the Northern Hemisphere’s summer season, followed by the publication of the Rector Major’s commentary on New Year’s Eve. Inspired by the 2018 Strenna, “‘Lord,
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Necrology August

26 Jul 2018

NEW ROCHELLE PROVINCE NECROLOGY AUGUST   1                 Fr. Peter Lappin, 88, Haverstraw, N.Y., 1999 2                 Bro. John Casula, 72, Deer Park, Calif., 1994 2                 Fr. Vincent Villar, 77, Miami, 2000 3                 Bro. James Lynch, 66, Newton, N.J., 1984 5                 Fr. Joseph Costanzo, 81, Hanford, Calif., 1982   5                 Fr. Edward
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Missionaries visit UN

26 Jul 2018

  A group of the Salesians participating in the Summer Mission Cooperative Preaching ministry organized by Salesian Missions, New Rochelle visited the United Nations headquarters in New York on July 5, 2018.     Related news: 2018 USA Salesian Mission Preaching Band