Posts Tagged ‘Mother Teresa’

Respect Life Sunday and Saint Teresa of Calcutta

Sunday, October 2nd, 2016

In this Jubilee Year of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis, we are reminded of God’s gift of mercy to us, and our call to share his tender love and compassion with others. It is fitting then that “Moved by Mercy” is the theme for Respect Life Sunday today and the entire month of October. As […] [Read more]

Mass of Thanksgiving for the Canonization of Saint Teresa of Calcutta

Sunday, September 11th, 2016

Today we praise God in a special way with a Mass of Thanksgiving for the Canonization of Saint Teresa of Calcutta. Like we saw in Saint Peter’s Square last Sunday, the scene at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception prominently featured the distinctive Missionaries of Charity, who are themselves a manifestation […] [Read more]

Saint Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Sunday, September 4th, 2016

Earlier today Pope Francis canonized Mother Teresa of Calcutta, declaring the sainthood of a woman who in her lifetime never felt comfortable with the world describing her as “a living saint.” In a certain way, many would say that the name “Mother Teresa” is synonymous with a saintly life and to now call her “Saint […] [Read more]

The Teachings of Mother Teresa

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

“God has created us for great things: to love and offer love, to experience tenderness toward others, as he did, and to know how to offer Jesus to others.  People are not hungry for us; they are hungry for God” (Heart of Joy, 18).  In these words, Mother Teresa crystalizes the calling of us all […] [Read more]

The Gift of Mother Teresa

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

It was a joy this morning to wake up to the news from Rome that the Mass for the Canonization of Mother Teresa has been set for September 4, 2016. The Church and the whole world have long given praise to God for the gift of this little woman who did monumental things in being […] [Read more]

The Blessing of Mother Teresa

Friday, December 18th, 2015

This morning we received with great joy the news from the Vatican that the cause for canonization of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta has advanced with the promulgation of a decree regarding a miracle attributed to her intercession. The legacy of Mother Teresa is one of sharing the merciful love of God with the world, particularly […] [Read more]