Liliana is a recent graduate from the University of Dallas with a Bachelor of Arts in Business and a Concentration in Industrial Organizational Psychology. She will be going to Bolivia in August for about a year where she will live with a community of Salesian sisters that has a boarding school for girls.
Friary is from Denver and recently moved to California where she will be teaching nursing at Azusa Pacific University. Before starting her nursing career, Friary spent several years teaching elementary school which will prepare her for her mission in Samoa at a school our Sisters have. Friary enjoys drawing, painting, arts and crafts, singing, dancing, and helping out as a sous chef.
Chelsy is from Las Vegas, NV and works in a medical lab. Chelsy is the coordinator for altar servers at her parish. She will be going to Colombia for two months to work with at risk girls in a boarding school. Chelsy enjoys music, writing, working out and dancing.
Alena is from the College Station area. She will be going to Karnataka, India on mission in August. She can't wait to help with the boarding students and hopes to help tutor and teach the boys and girls who attend the Salesian Sisters K-10th grade school.
Catey is from Santa Clara, CA. She graduated from the Catholic University of America (Washington, DC) where she double majored in International Business and Spanish for International Service. In the future, she hopes to enter the field of international development. She will be leaving on mission in El Salvador from September-December 2023 and then continuing her service as an intern at the UN with the Salesian Sisters from January-March 2024.
Rafael is from Caracas, Venezuela. He has a bachelor's degree in International Studies and a master's in Development and Public Policy. Rafael will be going on a mission to Nairobi, Kenya. He's looking forward to putting all the knowledge and experiences he has gained over the last few years to accompany the missionaries at the development office on their day-to-day work and diverse range of projects.
Tom is from Pennsylvania and just finished four years of serving as an Engineer Officer in the Army. He will be volunteering in the Philippines for one year at a boarding school our Sisters have. Tom has experience in farming and construction work which will come in handy. Tom plays the piano, has experience leading Bible studies, knows some martial arts, and enjoys volunteering with youth.
Tiana is from Boston and currently lives in North Carolina with her husband who is in the Marines. Tiana has a Masters in Public Health and is currently applying to PhD programs. She will spend 3 months as an intern in the VIDES office at the UN in Geneva. Tiana enjoys reading, traveling, baking, and making her husband laugh!