In Valdocco, Turin, to those coming from Corso Regina Margherita Blvd, facing the stretch of street and square leading to the Mother House of Don Bosco's Salesian works, the shrine of Mary Help of Christians suddenly looms large against a backdrop full of light, in the center of an uninterrupted framework of buildings. From the top of the dome, the beautiful and shining statue of the Virgin, her head bowed, right hand raised, looks on and blesses the faithful.

Puerto Ayacucho, Venezuela - December 1927 - At the end of 1927, Fr Enrico de Ferrari, the then Provincial of Venezuela, left Caracas to visit the Venezuelan Amazonia, accompanied by Fr Carlos Engel. The journey lasted until April 10, 1928, a time that allowed him to know and get in touch with the natives, to see and learn about their way of life, so as to be able, later, to send missionaries.

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