Sturdy Roots

Woman of the Word
Mother Theresa and the Use of Scripture in Her Letters

Scriputure in Letters - 1 John

Each citation has the following:

  • Scripture Text Cited, Date of Letter or NA ( Not Available)
  • Text from Letter Itself
  • Number of Letter
  • Recipient of Letter
Woman of the Word
Biography of Mother Theresa
Create A Retreat
Scripture in Letters
Scripturre in Fr Job Letters
Later SSND Documents
Reflections on Translations

Audio of obtaining letters
Text of obtaining letters

1 John 2:15-17 May 30, 1847

Oh who should not be terrified by the words of the holy apostle. "The lovers of the world are the enemies of Christ."

#714 * My dearly loved sisters

1 John 4:8 September 22, 1824

God is love and He does nothing outside his love.

p. 8-9 Retreat Notes


1 John 4:16 December 8, 1850

What we earnestly desire we should continue to carry out, to love one another for God's sake. Where there is love, there is God.

#949 Entire Congregation


© Judith Best, SSND - 2010 - School Sisters of Notre Dame
Layout Development: BraeRex Communications

Sturdy Roots Home Page