Sunday, June 05, 2005

Nothing for the journey

Our Jesuit entrance class recently received a four-page letter from the Master of Novices at Grand Coteau.

It offers advice on dealing with Satan and outlines what we should bring with us on Aug. 14 for the next two years of our lives, primi and secundi, at St. Charles College.

Much of the letter describes what not to bring. Here is the most important sentence:

"In general, do not bring lots of things with you."

Attached to the letter is an itemized clothing list: black socks, shoes, etc.


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