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THE INDIAN ADVOCATE
405 Aunt Elisa took the girl, who was weeping, in her arms. Here was her answer to silent prayer. Like mother and child their tears blended, but they were sweet tears, and both were awed at the marvel of God's yearning love. And then Aunt Elisa brought her to me. I instructed her thoroughly, which was an easy task, and finally bap tized her, and in good time she received her First Commun ion. Her joy and happiness were unbouded. The follow ing September Aunt Elisa sent her to Canada to a Convent school to finish her education. There she had opportunity to see the religious side of the Catholic Church. She loved and revered the nuns, and the seeds of a vocation to their life dropped into her heart and fertilized. She continued her studies, graduated with honor, and took the Teacher's Certificate of the Government School Board. She returned to Aunt Elisa, but her resolution was made, and ere long she went back to the convent and joy ously begged to be received as a member of the Community. Today she is a happy Nun, teaching all day long, radiat ing the gladness that overflows her own soul, and pouring it out on e,ery one who knows her, while she prays p:r sistently for the conversion of her brothers and sisters. May she live long, to bring them and many other souls to peace in the Holy Catholic Faith! Rev. Richard W. Alexander. i Received the Last. fj A little girl, whose grandmother had recently died after having received the last sacraments, was asked in cate chism class this question: "How many sacraments are there, Nellie?" Nellie, after some hesitation: "There ain't no more." "Why so?" "Because my grandma died last week and she received the last sacraments, so there ain't none, now."