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Messages to Canada

  • Author:
  • Shoghi Effendi

  • Source:
  • Bahá’í Canada Publications
  • Pages:
  • 276
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Pages 190-191

Letter of 7 February 1954

7 February 1954

To the Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of St. Lambert

Dear Bahá’í Sister:

The sudden passing of the honoured and greatly confirmed Hand of the Cause of God, dear Dorothy Baker,1 is a great loss to the work of the Faith, particularly in the teaching field, where she rendered such tireless and invaluable services, and where the need for such dedicated Bahá’ís is at the present time so great. However, we can be sure that her pure spirit can reinforce the work of the believers on this plane, and that she is now receiving her reward.

1.Dorothy Baker—A “remarkably gifted” American teacher who was appointed as a Hand of the Cause by the Guardian, passed away in a plane crash in 1954. See The Bahá’í World Vol. XII, 670–674, In Memoriam.  [ Back To Reference]