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THE INDIAN ADOVGATE.
0 U discourage them, and to induce thorn to return home. "But all in vain. The rain fell in torrents, creoks and rivers overrun; (Lehigh is sixty-five miles S. E. of Sacred Heart, and no less than five large creeks, and the treacherous Ca nadian are to he forded.) "To use their own language, "They stuck to their word." They promised to he there, and there they will and shall go, all the furies of hell notwith standing. And so they patiently awaited God's own good time. "It came al lust, after two and a half days expectation. Behold them now, moving slowly along in the muddy roads. The ponies give way, another standstill. One of their number is dis patched to Sacred Heiirt for a fresh team; after nearly six days wandering they reach at last their destination. Needless to say that they were warmly received by the Benedictine Monks, whose hospitality is proverbial. "The following day as true Christian Pilgrims, they thanked Almighty God for their safe arrival by approaching the Sacraments in a body; an edifying sight, to bo sure, not often witnessed in this part of the country. Their Rev. Pastor sung High Mass, and gave the benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, to welcome his parishioners in a truly Christian manner. "After two days stay they returned much satisfied with what the' had seen and heard, and promised to renew their "Pilgrimage" sometime next year." 'P. Muni'iiY, A. O. S. H. ST. PETER'S MISSION, MONTANA. Montana's indefatigable apostle, Right Rev. J. B. Brondel, D. D., visitod St. Peter's Mission the first week of No vember, and conferred the sweet white veil upon twelve of his beloved chil- i dren at the Ursulino Novitiate. Twelve young ladies more, devoting tlieir lives to the Christian education of the most persecuted and poorest 'of American people, the original owners of the land, the Flatheads and Blackfoet, Gros Ven tres and Assinniboines, the Crows and the Cheyennes! Indeed, the work of these noble Christian maidens is great, and their devotedness heroic. Sentinel Benedictine Colleges in England. The Benedictines in England have, from the time of their return to their native country, been actively engaged in the education of youth. At present there arc in England three colleges, directed by Fathers of the Order. Two of those, &t. Gregory's, Downside, near Bath, and St. Lawrence's, Ampleforth, Yorkshire, belong to the Anglo-Benedictine Congregation. The third, St. Augustine's, Ramsgato, in Kent, is pre sided over by monks of the same branch of the order as the religious of Sacred Heart Mission. st. ckkgoiiy's collkgk, downside. The bitter persecution, to which the English Catholics we subjected at the close of the sixteenth century, deprived them almost entirely of the ministry of priests, and of the moans of having their children educated in the Faith of their fathers. To meet the great want, seminaries and schools were established by Englishmen in foreign lands; in Rome and Spain, but chiefly in Franco and Flanders. The Benedictine monks, who from the earliest times of Anglo Saxon Christianity had been insepa rably identified with the growth of the Catholic Church in England, were ready to share in the groat work. The monastic life and the monastic schools had utterly disappeared in the calami ties of those times; but many English men became monks in the abbeys of Spain and Italy, and were sent by their superiors to labor to win back their countrymen to the Church. The foolish and disastrous Gunpowder 1 i 4