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

Scripture in Letters - Proverbs:

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

Proverbs 16:18 July 30, 1859

Away with all pride which goes before the fall.

#2941 Postulants

Proverbs 17:2 July 13, 1873

so that we may show ourselves worthy of our ideal, and like gold, be clarified in the furnace of tribulation.

#4829 Pastor


Proverbs 31:10-31 November, 1852

"She represents the valiant woman whose pen portrait the Holy Spirit has drawn for us with such heavenly beauty in Sacred Scripture."

#1275 Holy Father

Proverbs 17:30 March 4, 1878

"This bond of loving harmony has until now kept us united and strong; it will also do so in future storms, "so that you will emerge purified as gold from the fire."

#5319 Entire Congregation

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