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Let us prepare for 100 years since the birth of Mother Teresa of Calcutta
Mother Teresa of Calcutta was born on 26 August 1910. One year ahead of celebrations for the centenary, the superior general of the order of the Missionaries of Charity, in the message that we publish calls us all to "prepare the best gift for Mother" "Our sincere willingness to be vessels of God’s love and peace to the poor. "
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Mother Teresa, bold missionary of the Gospel
Today, October 19, is the anniversary of the beatification of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, whose life was "a bold proclamation of the Gospel", as the Pope wrote in proclaiming her blessed. AsiaNews offers its readers, in memory of this "mother of the poor", the last letter written to her sister Missionaries of Charity. The letter is dated September 5, 1997, just a few hours before her death. It is the text that the Church has chosen for the Liturgy of the Hours of the feast day of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta (September 5).
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Ten years on from her death, a pilgrimage to the Home of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, where people of all religions, rich and poor, sick and healthy, gather to pray. The Archbishop of the city: Benedict XVI made her a symbol of universal Christian love.
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Sister Nirmala Joshi speaks about the importance of the Eucharist in Mother Teresa's life
In an exclusive interview with AsiaNews, the Superior General of the Missionaries of Charity remembers how central the Eucharist was in the mission of the Blessed Mother. From its adoration, she drew "light and energy to recognise, love and serve Jesus amongst the poor". "May It lead to an explosion of charity," says the message of the Missionaries of Charity.
Sr Nirmala Joshi: Kolkata today celebrates Mother Teresa's legacy
Crowds take part in the celebrations to honour the Blessed on the eight anniversary of her death. Many people from other religions volunteer for the 'Special Meal' for the poor. "Mother Teresa is still alive," says Sister Nirmala. "Her legacy: everyone needs love and to feel loved".
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