The Life of Father Isaac Jogues,
Missionary Priest of the Society of Jesus


by Rev. Felix Martin, S.J., 1885


Father Jogues was the first apostle of the Iroquois, and the first missionary victim to their cruelty. His short apostleship of six years has no striking features; but his two captivities in the hands of the fiercest Indians of Canada, the horrible tortures he endured, and his tragical death present a magnificent picture of the sublime virtues of Religion and the Apostleship. Such a character reveals the most excellent heavenly gifts in a soul, and proves that it had been long prepared for the combat..... page 11.





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