pg 317 Brittany, where in some weeks he succeeded in enlisting twenty-six young seminarians under the banner of Our Lady of Holy Cross. He was afterwards to visit Belgium and Germany. Meanwhile Providence was bringing to the novitiates of the Congregation so many subjects that there was not room for them. In the month of April everywhere was crowded, and it became necessary to find more spacious quarters. The novitiate of the Brothers had become not only too small, but also unsafe for such a number as were crowded into it. Immediately after Easter it became necessary to remove the larger portion of the little army, headed by their brave captain, to the western part of the Brothers' house north of the college until there should be on hand the means to build a new novitiate. However, it was resolved that about fifteen novices should continue to occupy their beds under the old roof, that they might watch over the precious treasures of St. Joseph's Island, and that more room might be left in the general quarters, which were also crowded.