Contents Foreword..............................................................................................1 Der Fluss—The River.........................................................................3 Der Anfang—The Beginning ......................................................... 13 Die Einwanderung—The Immigration......................................... 19 Neue Welt, Neue Arbeit—New World, New Work.................... 29 Das Priesterseminar—The Seminary ........................................... 39 Die Coach-Fahrt—The Coach Ride............................................... 49 Ankunft—Arrival ............................................................................ 67 Reiseprediger—Traveling Preacher.............................................. 83 Das Haus—The House.................................................................... 93 Das Pferd—The Horse..................................................................103 Das Winter—The Winter.............................................................109 Die Hochzeit—The Wedding.......................................................119 Neigt die Schafe—Tending the Sheep ........................................127 Unglück und Hoffnung—Adversity and Hope..........................135 Das Heuschrecken—The Locusts................................................147 Veränderung—Change..................................................................155 Suden—South................................................................................. 163 Enden der Erde—Ends of the Earth............................................177