Oblate father to speak on transitioning boys to men

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Thursday, 29 September 2011 04:01
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TOLEDO—With today’s easy access to social media, the Internet and movies, children are bombarded with negative and conflicting messages from every side. Boys and young men are particularly vulnerable to behaviors destructive both to themselves and others.

Oblate of St. Francis de Sales Father Ron Olszewski, president of Toledo St. Francis de Sales High School, presents the Award for Leadership to 2011 graduate Danny Yodzis. Graduation represents the transition from adolescence to manhood as graduates move on to college and careers, a topic Fr. Olszewski is to speak on Oct. 26. (Photo courtesy of St. Francis de Sales High School)
Oblate of St. Francis de Sales Father Ron Olszewski, president of Toledo St. Francis de Sales High School, presents the Award for Leadership to 2011 graduate Danny Yodzis. Graduation represents the transition from adolescence to manhood as graduates move on to college and careers, a topic Fr. Olszewski is to speak on Oct. 26. (Photo courtesy of St. Francis de Sales High School)

Parents looking for assistance or guidance in this role are invited to hear Oblate of St. Francis de Sales Father Ron Olszewski lecture on “Transitioning Adolescent Boys Into Extraordinary Men” at 7 p.m. Oct. 26 at Toledo St. Francis de Sales High School.

Fr. Olszewski is a former principal of St. Francis, and presently serves as its president and teaches at the school. His experience as a priest and educator make him uniquely qualified to provide insight for parents on how to help their adolescent boys avoid pitfalls and achieve their full potential as strong and gentle men of value, honor and integrity.

He understands the particular difficulties involved in communicating with boys and strategies parents can use to help boys grow into men of good character. The lecture is recommended for parents of children ages 10 to 18.

The program is free and open to the public without reservations.

Coyle Funeral Home

 
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