Episode 33: 1958—Communion

Episode 33: 1958—Communion

….The following Tuesday I stopped by the blacksmith’s to pick up Pillo to do our first confession. On the way, Pillo didn’t say much. I figured he was practicing the confession in his mind.

“Hey, Pillo, are you ready to confess?” I asked.

Si, Vale. Are you?”

“Yeah, but I’m nervous.”

“Me too, Vale.”

“Is it true what they say… that the priest sometimes gets mad and scolds you?”….

….Seeing Pillo worried, I wondered if he was wrestling with the thought of confessing our previous banana stealing by the creek….