Unformatted text preview: Latour's premonition that Vaillant would never return to work in New Mexico is proven correct. The Vicar returns to Santa Fe to recuperate from illnesses and to attend the formal proceedings marking Latour's elevation to Archbishop. Vaillant's life in Colorado is hard and cold, and he misses the mountains of the Southwest. He suffers permanent injury when his wagon falls into a ravine. His parishioners in Colorado, though far more wealthy, are less giving than the peasants of New Mexico, causing Vaillant to travel frequently to Santa Fe to raise money for his church in Colorado. When the residents of Santa Fe bestow ample gifts on Vaillant, Latour states that he'll need a cart to deliver his cargo to Colorado. The following morning, a cart is delivered. The two men say their goodbyes, with the Archbishop declaring the Vicar "a great harvester of souls, without pride and without shame."the Archbishop declaring the Vicar "a great harvester of souls, without pride and without shame....
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- Fall '11