Father Herrera is introduced to Latour

Father Herrera is introduced to Latour - Father Herrera is...

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Unformatted text preview: Father Herrera is introduced to Latour. The seventy-year-old priest has recently returned from the Shrine of Guadalupe. Cather relates the story of the Shrine. In 1531, a poor Mexican monk, Juan Diego, travels to Mexico City from his monastery to attend Mass. On his way, he meets the Virgin. She asks him to find the bishop and tell him to build her a church on that spot. She will wait for Juan to return. When Juan tells the bishop, he is met in disbelief. Discouraged, Juan goes to his sick uncle to care for him. After a few days, Juan returns to the monastery for medicine but travels an alternate route from where the Virgin said she would wait. But the Virgin appears again and asks why Juan has avoided her. He tells her that the bishop did not believe him and that his uncle is very ill. She says that his uncle will be well, and that he should go again with her request to the bishop. Juan says that his uncle will be well, and that he should go again with her request to the bishop....
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at University of Houston.

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