Portugal - The arrival of the Salesians in Funchal

03 November 2020

Funchal, Portugal - 1950 - On 25 October, seventy years ago, the Salesians arrived in Funchal. Upon their arrival, a group of students welcomed them. In this photo, we see in the foreground the then Provincial, Fr Agenor Vieira Pontes, and, immediately behind him, Fr José Maria Alves, who was the first director of the work.


ANS - “Agenzia iNfo Salesiana” is a on-line almost daily publication, the communication agency of the Salesian Congregation enrolled in the Press Register of the Tibunal of Rome as n 153/2007.

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