Tag: St. Teresa of Kolkata

Two U.S. Catholic sites hold vast collections of relics

Two U.S. Catholic sites hold vast collections of relics

| Kelly Bothum | May 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics in Ohio is home to more than 1,153 relics, ranging from slivers of Christ’s cross and part of St. Joseph’s tunic to a piece of St. Maximilian Kolbe’s habit and a snippet of hair from St. Teresa of Kolkata.

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The sacred act of dishwashing

The sacred act of dishwashing

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

I hate dishwashing

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Do you know that Jesus is thirsting for your love?

Do you know that Jesus is thirsting for your love?

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | September 8, 2016

On Sept. 4, Pope Francis gave the Church an incredible gift of a new saint: St. Teresa of Kolkata — arguably one of the world’s most famous people when she died. Besides receiving the Nobel Peace Prize and honorary degrees from places like Harvard, she also opened houses to serve the poor on every continent and founded a new religious community that today numbers more than 5,000 and is still growing.

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St. Teresa of Kolkata will always be ‘Mother’ Teresa, pope says

St. Teresa of Kolkata will always be ‘Mother’ Teresa, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves and Cindy Wooden | September 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

With a large tapestry bearing the portrait of the woman known as the “Saint of the Gutters” suspended above him, Pope Francis proclaimed the sainthood of Mother Teresa of Kolkata, hailing her courage and love for the poor.

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My time with ‘Mother,’ now St. Teresa of Kolkata

My time with ‘Mother,’ now St. Teresa of Kolkata

| Alyssa Bormes | September 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

It was 2004, and I was volunteering. Sister Edward would assign me tasks, and I never knew what to expect. There were days of washing dishes and days of cleaning bedrooms. There was one wonderful thing; my friend, Ellie, was the best at laundry. Since we were volunteering with the Missionaries of Charity, there were no washing machines. Ellie did it all by hand, and I never begrudged her this.

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