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Messages to Canada

  • Author:
  • Shoghi Effendi

  • Source:
  • Bahá’í Canada Publications
  • Pages:
  • 276
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Page 132

Letter of 17 July 1950

17 July 1950

To John A. Robarts1

Dear Bahá’í Brother:

Although it is a considerable disappointment to have all doors seemingly closed in the face of Nancy Gates,2 it is wonderful news you give him that Mr. Fuller3 will be in Greenland for nine months! God seems to have arranged for one believer to be on the spot until your Assembly can get a real pioneer there.

1.John and Audrey Robarts—John was a member of the National Spiritual Assembly from 1948–53. In 1953 they became Knights of Bahá’u’lláh when they pioneered to Bechuanaland. In 1957 John Robarts was appointed a Hand of the Cause of God. He passed away in Rawdon, Quebec in 1991. See The Bahá’í World Vol. XX, In Memoriam.  [ Back To Reference]
2.Nancy Gates—American pioneer to Denmark who attempted to pioneer to Greenland, but was unable to do so.  [ Back To Reference]
3.E. Blair Fuller—a believer serving in the United States armed forces.  [ Back To Reference]