Mexico - The first Salesians sent to the country

05 December 2017

Mexico City, Mexico - 1892 - Fr Angelo Piccono, Fr Raffaele Piperni, Fr Simone Visintainer, Salesian Coadjutor Brother Pietro Tagliaferri and cleric in formation Agostino Osella - the first missionaries sent to Mexico by Fr Michele Rua, the first Successor of Don Bosco - were received on December 2, 1892, by Mr. Ángel Lascuráin, President of the Catholic Circle. The Salesian missionaries went dressed as civilians as wearing a cassock was forbidden.


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