Maryland Students Lobby Government on Behalf of Private Schools

14 Mar 2019

(Takoma Park, Md. – March 13) – On March 12, approximately 1,000 private school students went to Annapolis, Maryland’s capital, to advocate with Gov. Larry Hogan and state legislators for various programs that support private education in the state. Don Bosco Cristo Rey students played a significant part. DBCR teacher
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Florida: Farewell Barbecue for SLMs in Tampa

14 Mar 2019

By Lili DeGrasse (Tampa, Fla. – March 6) – On Sunday, February 24, the community at Mary Help of Christians Center in Tampa hosted a barbecue dinner for two Salesian Lay Missioners, husband and wife Ken and Gladys Johanning, who served at Mary Help for almost 15 months. They arrived
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Florida: MHCC Hosts 7th Annual Tampa Bay Pro-Life Youth Rally

14 Mar 2019

By Lili DeGrasse (Tampa, Fla. – March 11) – Mary Help of Christians Center in Tampa hosted the 7th annual Tampa Bay Pro-Life Youth Rally on March 1-2. The yearly event, co-sponsored by the Salesians of Don Bosco and the Diocese of St. Petersburg, aims to evangelize and teach young
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Youth Ministry: Leadership Retreat Welcomes CRT and Welcomes Back Fr. Tom Dunne

13 Mar 2019

By Amy Marinaro (New Rochelle, N.Y. – March 12) – The March Salesian Leadership Retreat took place at the Don Bosco Retreat Center in Haverstraw-Stony Point, N.Y., March 1-7. Victoria Weekley served as the program coordinator. Guilherme Lopes served as the program director instead of Fr. Abraham Feliciano, who was
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New Rochelle’s Provincial Chapter Will Meet

12 Mar 2019

by Fr. Mike Mendl, SDB             (College Park, Md. – March 12) – The 2019 Provincial Chapter of the New Rochelle Province will take place March 19-22 at Don Bosco Retreat Center in Haverstraw, N.Y. The Salesian Constitutions describe the provincial chapter as “the fraternal gathering in which the local
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Canada: Le Salésien on Mission in Mexico

07 Mar 2019

by Fr. Alain Leonard, SDB (Sherbrooke, Que. – February 28) – The Jeunes Missionnaires du Salésien (Young Missionaries of Salesian) arrived in Mexico City on February 27 for a mission trip that will last until March 9. This group from Level 4 (15-16 years old) from Le Salésien, the Salesian
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Necrology – March

28 Feb 2019

NECROLOGY:  PROVINCE OF ST. PHILIP THE APOSTLE   MARCH   1                      Fr. Maurice Petit, 67 Sherbrooke, Que., 1997   3                      Bro. Oscar Andrejasic, 75 Paterson, N.J., 1990   4                      Fr. George Moss, 53 New York City, 1926   5                      Fr. Michael Chubirko, 94 Tampa, Fla., 2018   6                      Fr. José
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Florida: Fr. Tim Ploch Visits Tampa Community

28 Feb 2019

By Lili DeGrasse (Tampa, Fla. – February 26) – As part of the extraordinary visitation of the province of St. Philip the Apostle, Fr. Tim Ploch was at Mary Help of Christians Center in Tampa, February 13-21, representing the Rector Major. Fr. Ploch spoke with the 20 religious brothers and
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MHC Youngsters Participate in K of C Free Throw Challenge

28 Feb 2019

By Bro. Bob Metell, SDB (Tampa, Fla. – February 26) – On Saturday, February 16, youngsters from Mary Help of Christians Parish in Tampa joined youths from around the Greater Tampa Bay area for the Knights of Columbus’ annual Regional Free Throw Challenge. The winners from the local councils advance
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Florida: Cristo Rey Tampa Teacher Inspires Kids—and News Staff

28 Feb 2019

By Lili DeGrasse   (Tampa, Fla. – February 26) – Taryn Kendig, one of the science teachers at Cristo Rey Tampa High School at Mary Help of Christians Center in Tampa, was recently featured in an ABC News story. The video segment of the interview aired nationally on Wednesday, February
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