Necrology – February 2021

25 Jan 2021

1  Fr. Philip Pascucci, 95 Ridgewood, NJ, 2015 2  Fr. Thomas Szeliga, 89 Montreal, QC, 2005 3  Fr. Anthony Guzik, 73 Suffern, NY, 1966 3  Fr. Anthony Bregolato, 82 Elizabeth, NJ, 1983 3  Fr. Daniel O’Donovan, 87 Pomona, NY, 1997 3  Fr. Joseph Davie, 71 Glasgow, Scotland, 2002 4  Fr.
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Happy Birthday, Br. Gérard!

25 Jan 2021

Br. Gérard Richard, the oldest member of our province, will celebrate his 98th birthday on Saturday, January 30. He is currently in good health at the Argyll Care Center in Sherbrooke, QC. Frs. George Harkins and Alain Léonard visit him regularly, and he received the vaccine for COVID-19 earlier this
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Port Chester: School of Evangelization at St. John Bosco Parish

24 Jan 2021

By Fr. Manny Gallo, SDB The School of Evangelization at St. John Bosco in Port Chester, NY is a parish group that works closely with the pastor to bring forward programs that can help in the growth of knowledge of the faith and so that we can go and evangelize
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Men in Formation Virtual Gathering

19 Jan 2021

By Br. Rafael Vargas, SDB Throughout the Salesian world, the weekend of January 15-17 will definitely be remembered as the historic first-ever international virtual gathering of the Salesian Family. It was also during this time that we held a virtual gathering of all of the men in formation from both
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Details for March for Life 2021

17 Jan 2021

Due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, the National Prayer Vigil for Life, which is organized by the USCCB, will be closed to the public. However, it will be televised by EWTN so millions can participate remotely. Please see the adjusted 2021 Vigil schedule and visit the Frequently Asked Questions page for additional information. To
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Post Novices’ Workshop

11 Jan 2021

By. Fr. Steve Ryan, SDB From January 4-6, four post-novices from the Salesian House of Formation in Orange, NJ met for a workshop in Stony Point, NY. They had three days of discussions, reflections, and prayer.

Ramsey: Don Bosco Prep Offers Tribute to Former Longtime Faculty Member

04 Jan 2021

By Jennifer Passerino, P’15, ’20, Director of Events & Public Relations, Don Bosco Prep, Ramsey, NJ (Ramsey, NJ) — It is with saddened hearts that Don Bosco Prep (DBP) announces the death of longtime former Don Bosco Prep teacher Vincent J. LaMotta, on November 29, 2020 in Wimauma, FL at
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Necrology – January 2021

22 Dec 2020

1  Fr. Robert Wieczorek, 74 Tlaquepaque, Mexico, 1952 2  Fr. Bernard Justen, 86 Tampa, FL, 2007 3  Br. Xavier “Dave” Verrett, 88 Tampa, FL, 2013 5  Fr. Carmine Manzella, 63 Port Chester, NY, 1936 6  Fr. Henry Sarnowski, 64 Suffern, NY, 1977 8  Fr. Carmine Vairo, 80 Culver City, CA,
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Stony Point: Christmas Concert Raises $8,000 for Good Counsel Homes

22 Dec 2020

By Fr. Steve Ryan, SDB On Saturday, December 12, the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, we held a Benefit Christmas Concert at the Marian Shrine in Stony Point, NY. We were uplifted through the music provided by acclaimed New York Musician, Michael Kennelly, and his lovely wife, Megan Weston,
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Tampa: Honoring Our Blessed Mother

19 Dec 2020

By Lili DeGrasse At Mary Help of Christians Center in Tampa, FL, a biannual volunteer service day is held every December and May in honor of our Blessed Mother. The service day is called “200 Hands for Mary” and involves volunteers giving of themselves⁠—their time, strength, and work⁠—for our Blessed
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