Birthday celebrations at Mother Teresa’s tomb

At the tomb 26 August 2009

 

Nuns from the Missionaries of Charity, the order founded by Mother Teresa, sing "Happy Birthday" beside her tomb during a special mass in celebration of her birth anniversary in Calcutta, India, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009.

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A woman prays at the tomb of Mother Teresa on the occasion of Teresa's 99th birth anniversary in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata August 26, 2009.

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Sister Mary Prema, Superior General of the Missionaries of Charity, the order founded by Mother Teresa, lights a candle on Mother Teresa's tomb during a special mass in celebration of her birthday in Calcutta, India, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009

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Sisters from the Missionaries of Charity, the order founded by Mother Teresa, pray at a special mass in celebration of her birthday in Calcutta, India, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009.
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Sister from the Missionaries of Charity carries a candle for the offertory procession during the solemn mass on the on the occasion of Teresa's 99th birth anniversary August, 26 2009.

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During the prayer meeting on the occasion of Teresa's 99th birth anniversary in of Kolkata August 26, 2009.

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