New York: St. John Bosco Parish in Port Chester Celebrates Live Stations of the Cross

25 Apr 2019

by Fr. Manny Gallo, SDB   (Port Chester, N.Y. – April 25) – If one would visit St. John Bosco Parish in Port Chester during Holy Week, he would need to arrive early to find a place to sit, because of the great number of the faithful who attend the
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Necrology – MAY

25 Apr 2019

  1                      Fr. Thomas Patalong, 63 Lodz, Poland, 1950   1                      Bro. Frank Tilton, 82 Oakland, N.J., 2009   1                      Fr. John Basso, 83 Castelfranco Veneto, Italy, 2017   2                      Fr. Simon Majcher, 75 Ascurra, Brazil, 1955   3                      Bro. Andrew Bertello, 78 Stony Point, N.Y., 2000   3                      Fr.
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New Jersey: Easter Triduum at Orange

25 Apr 2019

Celebrating the Lord’s Death and Resurrection with Easter Triduum Liturgies Story and photos by Anna Samanamu (Orange, N.J. – April 23) – “He is risen! Alleluia! Happy Easter!” echoes joyfully all over the parish of Our Lady of the Valley and the Salesian community of Orange, N.J. It is reassuring
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Florida: Scuba Diving for Others

24 Apr 2019

By Lili DeGrasse (Tampa, Fla. – April 18) – Students from Cristo Rey Tampa High School at Mary Help of Christians Center in Tampa jumped right in to become scuba diving volunteers who accompany and assist disabled children, adults, and veterans while diving. The opportunity was offered to Cristo Rey
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Bro. Bruno Busatto, SDB (1932-2019)

24 Apr 2019

by Fr. Mike Mendl, SDB   (New Rochelle, N.Y. – April 24) – Bro. Bruno Busatto passed away early on April 24 at Montefiore Medical Center in New Rochelle after a brief illness. He was 86 years old and had been professed Salesian brother since August 16, 1949. Bro. Bruno
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Louisiana: West Bank First Quarter Events

18 Apr 2019

Include Retreats, Planning, Celebrations, & Visitation by Bro. Jerry Meegan, SDB   (Marrero, La. – April 15) – In the Salesian works on New Orleans’ West Bank, 2019 started with the presentation of Archbishop Shaw High School’s 2019-2023 five-year plan prepared by the Meitler Corporation. The previous five-year plan ended
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Mary Help Tampa: Continuously Living the Mission

17 Apr 2019

By Lili DeGrasse (Tampa, Fla. – April 16) – Recently, a Cristo Rey Tampa student who was on campus during the weekend said to me, “There is so much going on today!” I smiled at her surprise and amazement. For the first time, she was seeing her school campus for
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New Jersey: Don Bosco Prep Announces New Principal

17 Apr 2019

Story and photo by Jennifer Passerino (Ramsey, N.J. – April 17) – Don Bosco Preparatory High School in Ramsey has announced the hiring of a new principal, Ermanno (Manny) Morelli. The appointment is effective on July 1, 2019. A 2002 graduate of Don Bosco Prep, Mr. Morelli earned his B.A.
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The Passing of a Beloved Teacher, Mentor, and Friend

17 Apr 2019

by Fr. Mike Conway, SDB (Takoma Park, Md. – April 17) – On April 14 Catholics and other Christians around the world celebrated Palm Sunday, remembering Jesus’ triumphant entrance into Jerusalem. The celebration marked the beginning of the holiest of weeks, when Jesus lovingly and willingly underwent his passion and
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New Jersey: DBP’s Robotics Team Part of Winning Alliance in Statewide Competition

11 Apr 2019

Story and photo by Jennifer Passerino (Ramsey, N.J. – April 2) – Don Bosco Prep’s Ironmen varsity robotics team made the Ramsey school proud by their membership on the winning alliance at the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Event, held at Montgomery High School in Skillman, N.J., earning a winner banner
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