Death Comes for the Archbishop Author:Willa Cather In the mid-nineteenth century Father Latiur eventually to become archbishop of Santa Fe, went with his friend from seminary days, Father Vaillant, to win the Southwest for Catholicism. After nearly 40 years of love and service, the Atchbishop died of having lived. — This unaffected narrative of one human life is Willa Cather's masterpiece. — "From... more » the riches of her imagination and empathy, Miss Cather has distilled a very rare piece of liturature. . ."