Necrology January

26 Dec 2019

      1                      Fr. Robert Wieczorek, 74 Tlaquepaque, Mexico, 1952   2                      Fr. Bernard Justen, 86 Tampa, Fla., 2007   3                      Bro. Xavier “Dave” Verrett, 88 Tampa, Fla., 2013   5                      Fr. Carmine Manzella, 63 Port Chester, N.Y., 1936   6                      Fr. Henry Sarnowski 64 Suffern, N.Y., 1977  
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Florida: An Educational and Merry Conclusion to the Semester at Cristo Rey Tampa

26 Dec 2019

By Emmanuel Diaz (Tampa, Fla. – December 20) – At the end of the first semester of the 2019-2020 school year, Cristo Rey Tampa Salesian High School students shared some memorable experiences that will be a part of their high school experience forever. One of these experiences included a class
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Maryland: Don Bosco Cristo Rey HS Is Thriving

19 Dec 2019

Story and photos by Fr. Dennis Donovan, SDB (Takoma Park, Md. – December 19) – The board of trustees of Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School and Corporate Work Study Program in Takoma Park met at the school on Wednesday evening, December 18. Lauralyn Lee, chairman of the board, led
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New Jersey: Alumnus Returns to Don Bosco Prep to Celebrate Feastday Mass

19 Dec 2019

by Jennifer Passerino (Ramsey, N.J. – December 11) – On Monday, December 9, Don Bosco Prep in Ramsey welcomed back Fr. Walter Genito, an alumnus from the Class of 2011, to celebrate the school Mass for the feast of the Immaculate Conception. Fr. Walter was ordained in May in the
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Florida: MHCC’s Mary Has a Little Farm Welcomes Kids, Teaches Respect for Animals and Care for Creation

19 Dec 2019

By Emmanuel Diaz   (Tampa, Fla. – December 16) – At Mary Help of Christians Center in Tampa, Mary Has a Little Farm has become one of the fastest developing programs offered to the young people of the local community. Mary Has a Little Farm is not a completely new
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Tampa: The Spirit of Giving Shines at 200 Hands for Mary

12 Dec 2019

By Emmanuel Diaz (Tampa, Fla. – December 9) – On Saturday, December 7, Mary Help of Christians Center in Tampa hosted the 16th annual 200 Hands for Mary. This was a service day on which over 120 parishioners, young people from the local schools, and many members from the community
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Washington DC: DBCR Hosts World Bank Group Youth Summit Delegate from Ghana

12 Dec 2019

Story and photos by Fr. Thomas Pallithanam, SDB (Takoma Park, Md. – December 11) – Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School in Takoma Park made the participation of a Salesian student from Ghana in the 2019 World Bank Group Youth Summit  memorable by extending the school’s hospitality to him and
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Toronto Cooperators Welcome New Member of Their Unit

12 Dec 2019

Story and photos by Rosina Di Felice (Etobicoke, Ont. – December 10) – The Salesian Cooperators from Mary Help of Christians Centre in Toronto recently welcomed with great joy a new member. Deacon Diego Maratta made his Salesian Cooperator promise to live out his diaconate in the charism of Don
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Fr. Paul Grauls, SDB (1935-2019)

03 Dec 2019

By Fr. Mike Mendl, SDB   Fr. Paul Grauls, SDB, died on Saturday morning, November 30, at Suncoast Care Center, a hospice, in Palm Harbor, Fla. He was 84 years old and had been a professed Salesian of Don Bosco for 66 years and a priest just short of 57
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DECEMBER Necrology

29 Nov 2019

In response to numerous inquiries, this is the policy for the Salesian necrology:  it records the PLACE where a confrere died, not the house to which he belonged. What is published in Salesian News / our website in many cases corrects errors in the Italian necrology (2002) and at times
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