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ABOUT THE MTC

Welcome - Letter from the Director

 

What is the Mother Teresa of Calcutta Center?

 

The Logo

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Contact us
 

 

Concerning Mother Teresa Canonization

Publications: of Authentic writings on Blessed Teresa of Calcutta

Mother Teresa and the Sacred Heart

Mother Teresa on the gift of life

Mother Teresa's Quotes

Mother Teresa Video clips

Mother Teresa & St. Paul

Mother Teresa an Apostel of Divine Mercy

Mother Teresa Meditations on the Prayer for Peace

Mother Teresa speaks to the priests

Mother Teresa answers questions on priesthood

Pray the Holy Rosary with Mother Teresa:

1.The 5 Joyful Mysteries 2.The 5 Luminous Mysteries, 3. The 5 Sorrowful Mysteries, 4. The 5 Glorious Mysteries

Novena to Blessed Teresa of Calcutta

Mother Teresa YouTube

Mother Teresa Meditations on the Prayer for Peace

Mother Teresa and her work for the poorest Photos by Atletic' Zvonimir

Interview with Mother Teresa 1974-Ireland

Coming on pilgrimage/Visiting Mother Teresa's Tomb, Kolkata

Why people love or admire Mother Teresa

Have your petition(s) placed on Mother Teresa's tomb in Calcutta

Personal recollections and experiences with Mother Teresa

Pentecost with thoughts of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta

 

Volunteering with the Missionaries of Charity

Contact the Superior General of the Missionaries of Charity (Sisters) Sr. M. Prema M.C

Sr. M. Prema M.C. to the Co-Workers, Sick and Suffering Co-Workers, L.M.C.S and Volunteers2015 November

2015 June 2014

2013 November

2013 May

November, 2012

May, 2012

November,2011

April 2010.

Missionaries of Charity

Contact Information's of the Missionaries around the world

Missionaries of Charity

 

THE LOGO

God’s love shines brightly through the life, holiness and spirituality of Mother Teresa. The mission of the MTC, to help the light of this love continue to shine, is symbolized in its logo:

The burning candle at the foot of the Cross represents Mother Teresa, called by Jesus to quench His thirst for love and souls by remaining at the foot of the “calvaries” of today’s world lived in the person of the poor, the sick, the lonely and rejected.

The flame represents the ardent love in Mother Teresa’s “yes” to Jesus and his call, her wholehearted and joyful response to Jesus’ invitation to radiate His light to all who suffer in the darkness of loneliness and pain.

The wavy blue border from Mother Teresa’s well-known sari - in motion, as it were - represents the fruit of Mother Teresa’s “yes”: The Missionaries of Charity. Like their foundress, they are to go in haste as “carriers of God’s love,” putting love into living action by caring for the poorest of the poor.

The heart, enclosing the flame and linked to the Cross, represents Mother Teresa’s heart united to the Heart of Christ Crucified and sharing profoundly in His Passion, especially through her life of sacrifice and her own interior darkness.

The Cross has the most prominent place in the background, as the mystery of God’s love in Christ Crucified was at the center of Mother Teresa’s life, message, and spirituality.

 

Yet the Cross, as depicted, is not complete, indicating that each of us is invited to encounter the mystery of love expressed by Jesus’ words on the Cross: “I thirst”. Every one of us is infinitely loved by God in Jesus and once we have experienced this thirsting love, we are called, after the example of Mother Teresa, to carry His love to others, and so be His light “wherever we go… .”

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