Saturday Morning Book Club

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Saturday Morning Book Club

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March 16, 2019: Join us as we discuss Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather.

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Willa Cather's best known novel is an epic--almost mythic--story of a single human life lived simply in the silence of the southwestern desert. In 1851 Father Jean Marie Latour comes to serve as the Apostolic Vicar to New Mexico. What he finds is a vast territory of red hills and tortuous arroyos, American by law but Mexican and Indian in custom and belief. In the almost forty years that follow, Latour spreads his faith in the only way he knows--gently, all the while contending with an unforgiving landscape, derelict and sometimes openly rebellious priests, and his own loneliness. Out of these events, Cather gives us an indelible vision of life unfolding in a place where time itself seems suspended.

 Arrive ready to discuss the book on March 16, 2019. San Pedro Center Book Club is led by Fr. Blase Romano, TOR

Cost: Free Event

Date: March 16, 2019

Time: 9:30am-11:30am

Location: Administration Building Conference Room