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Scripture in Letters - Jonah:

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

Jonah 1:12 Before January 1859

However, if I alone, am the stumbling block, then I should be taken and thrown into the seas as Jonah once was, so that rest and judgment may follow.

#2779 Margaret Cortona in Rome


Jonah 2:1 July 31-August 3, 1847

I could then and there imagine myself in the situation of Jonah, the prophet, and turning to our Mother Mary I prayed for grace and mercy.

#724 Father Siegert
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