Draft of St. Christopher's Newsletter dated Mid-Summer 1959;
Indians of North America—Religion; Indians of North America—History; Indians of North America—Religion; Religion; Missionaries; St. Christopher's Mission (Bluff, Utah); Health; Newsletters; Health;
Bluff (Utah); San Juan County (Utah); Utah;
Navajo; Navajo Indians; Navajo Indians -- History; Father Liebler; Brother Juniper; Liebler, Harold Baxter 1889-1982; Missionaries; Religion; St. Christopher's Mission; St. Mary's of the Moonlight Chapel; Health;
This newsletter describes the arrival of the Mission's new doctor, the Mission's need for a registered nurse, the conversion of an elderly Navajo man to Christianity, work at the Verde Valley School, the Mission's radio program, and progress at St. Christopher's School;
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Bluff (Utah); San Juan County (Utah);
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T m' bi '"gos1; and hap:.:>i st 6 VJ i'~:em we h· va i.. .. the nrrival 0 Dr . and
1r~ . Lao lr \'ith their child ·en. '1;0 oee lpy the much lard' ad :looator ' s
OUSI3" on \ 'h ieh 'i0 L .'\fe (Ion Ic r td.ng; or years. ~..ra.tson Lacy, tf. D. J
has l; r ooord of service in t he ~ .s. A:1r ~ arc , waS radtw.t ed from S\a ~lt,,~d
eon pl' flct icinp; on Ilatsonv i 11a , Galli'orn ;0. .
r The der- ire to sar 've t e l: Qvajo Fe pl 1nsph'ed him to -ive u p ·hiD pn:l.ctioe
of northern i zone... .i!ere Fath r L able 1' c t:'.11ed on h.lm and invited him to
v is i t at . Christopher' s . He hns been a f requent v i i or 8 inca, nnd 0 oe'
brour,ht hie wlolo family to see t he pl a.ce. 'L ho decision obviously was not
\') made on an 1m ul s e , and we hope ' hat h i ro
inist roy . ~ 1'& will be r o\var di.l",g, as
'\'We .mow all too well that "he need is ,-)r eat.
,\ Wi th u r03 ident P ySician , 1: .1 nee f r a be gls e red Nurse i. ev n
gr ea.ter than it ,;vas . Together t e y ' dll. be able to do ere,. t t h inos . But ~
al as. he $ or't ags at.' nurses t hroughout ho coun'cr y i s f U , l1'lost keonly i n an
are ' like this vJhere resources ar e li.tr. i tod a.ndnaeds greatest . ,If you who
r end: , these linea Ul' 6 a; nurse " or \mOVl of one , vu thi:n s \ J: • ar. e,; 0 ..' . serv lllg \ :
humanity t han of gctt int; l uxu.ri.!;Js or even the o"IllvenienCBS 0 li1 e .... \'le11 ,
a pplico. ion blanks are 0 be ad f or the as d. ~~ . , ho t ime. ino" dentally,
" is 0.1.
w~ E al ~ o have s ad !lOWS " Frequentl y on he f)il>g,9S of t (') .\' e1,~ s let €Ir
here hove been . erer.onc •• to our oldest oOllllUllDlcont. R~G.' 1 kQfUl~ On
the eve of our IS6c ond. Bus t er hers we had our r ust pubU (~ Bap · l.SIn.
A Q onsi.d.e}'~fl.b le clu s hud been uJ.Ille r instr uction sinco earl y winter. M'ter