The Question and Answer section for Bless Me, Ultima is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
When the priest calls Antonio for confession, the other children let him go, and Florence asks Antonio why he did not give him a penance. He then concludes by asserting that Antonio could never be a priest to his classmates.
Ultima and Antonio travel to El Puerto to help Lucas who has fallen ill from a curse.
Antonio finds Ultima's owl to be a comfort. He even dreams the Virgin of Guadalupe is carried to Heaven by an owl.