Portugal - Arrival of the first Salesians

31 August 2020

Braga, Portugal - 1895 - 126 years ago the first Salesians arrived in Portugal for the direction of the College of “St. Caetano de Braga”. The three who initiated the Salesian presence in Portugal were: Fr Pedro Cogliolo, 28, Fr Angelo Bergamini, 30, and the cleric José Galli, 17. The photo shows the group of Salesian personnel from 1895/1896; in the center, Fr Pedro Cogliolo.


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