As long as you commit that sin, my poor child, you will never be worth one farthing to God. This confused her more and I felt sorry and mean. Don't I tell you he's provincial of the order now? --I never liked the idea of sending him to the christian brothers myself, said Mrs Dedalus. Every part of his day, divided by what he regarded now as the duties of his station in life, circled about its own centre of spiritual energy.