Mary, the Woman of Advent

21 Dec 2017

  Earlier this month I had the privilege of visiting our SDB community in Port Chester.  While there, I was able to celebrate Mass with the students of Corpus Christi-Holy Rosary School on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception.  The third graders were responsible for some of the Mass preparations,

First World Day of the Poor

16 Nov 2017

Dear Salesian Family, A few years ago, I met a man named Darren. He was no stranger to the parish. He would hang around outside the church asking people for money. Sometimes he would sit in one of last pews during Mass to get out of the cold or rain.

Being Missionary Disciples like Don Bosco

07 Nov 2017

We continue to reflect on the missionary aspect of the Salesian vocation.  Here are some testimonies of Salesian missionaries today in a variety of circumstances.  They can inspire us to live our vocation. Fr. Minh Dang, SDB Thank you for thinking of me and for your prayers. I am currently

Message of the Provincial | October 13, 2017

13 Oct 2017

During March, we’re asked to pray for four men in Salesian formation, one each week. We continue to ask God and Mary Help of Christians to guide our brothers. Moreover, we ask God and Mary, Help of Christians to guide our brothers in Christ on their journeys and in their