Latour tells Vaillant he is eager for him to stay with him in Santa Fe

Latour tells Vaillant he is eager for him to stay with him in Santa Fe

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Unformatted text preview: Latour tells Vaillant he is eager for him to stay with him in Santa Fe. Vaillant responds that he hopes to be healthy enough for travel by July in order to educate Catholics who have lapsed in their practices. He equates the Indians with children who have no use for property or financial gain. He relates an anecdote of an Indian he has met who took him into a cave where his family had hidden items for performing a Catholic Mass. The Indian tells Vaillant that his family hid the items after the Catholic mission from where they were kept was attacked by Apaches. He believes the story of the artifacts is a parable of the Catholic faith being buried in the frontier waiting to be discovered. He convinces Latour that he must return to his missionary work. The priests' conversation is interrupted when Magdalena enters Latour's garden. Her appearance is accompanied by a flurry of pigeons and when Magdalena enters Latour's garden....
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