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Missionaries of Charity Fathers

International Movement of Co-Workers

Lay Missionaries of Charity (LMC)

Corpus Christi Movement for Priests

Volunteers

 

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 Volunteers:2015 November 2015 June 2014 2013 November 2013 May November, 2012May, 2012November,2011 April 2010.

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

Concerning Mother Teresa Canonization

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

Missionaries of Charity

Contact Information's of the Missionaries around the world

Missionaries of Charity

Publications: of Authentic writings on Blessed Teresa of Calcutta

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

 

 

 

THE FAMILY SHE FOUNDED

   

MISSIONARIES OF CHARITY- FIVE WOUNDS OF JESUS IN ONE BODY JESUS;

The two wounds in the Hands, Sisters & Brothers - Active Serving with active love the Poor.

The two wounds in the Feet, Sisters and Brothers – Contemplative Going in search of souls by their Word, prayer & penance.

The Wound in the Sacred Heart of Jesus, The Priests – Satiating the Thirst of Jesus by their Priesthood by completing the work of the Sisters & Brothers of the Poor they serve.

Even when Mother leaves you, Jesus’ thirst will never leave you. Jesus thirsting in the poor you will have with you always.

I want the Active Sisters and Brothers, the Contemplative Sisters and Brothers, and the Fathers to each one aid the other in satiating Jesus with their own special gift supporting, completing each other and this precious Grace as one Family, with one Aim and purpose.

Do not exclude the Co-Workers and Lay MCs from this this is their call as well, help them to know it. (Mother Teresa of Calcutta)

I have asked Our Lady to keep the Society hidden in the five wounds of Jesus.” (Blessed Teresa of Calcutta)

In 1946, Mother Teresa received the inspiration to found the Missionaries of Charity in response to Christ’s plea that she makes Him known to the poorest of the poor by her humble service of love. She envisioned a congregation of women and received her first companion in March 1949. The “little Society” of twelve members was officially established on 7 October 1950. The religious branches include the Sisters, followed by the Brothers on 25 March 1963, then the Contemplative Sisters on 25 June 1976, the Contemplative Brothers on 19 March 1979, and the Fathers on 31 October 1984. For diocesan priests, the Corpus Christi Movement was founded on 26 June 1981.

As a religious family the active and contemplative Sisters comprise one congregation, while the Brothers and Fathers are three separate congregations. All share in the charism of Mother Teresa to satiate God’s thirst for love by personal holiness and by working for the salvation and sanctification of the poorest of the poor. For all of the Sisters, Brothers and Fathers, Mother Teresa is “Mother.”

For the laity, Mother Teresa established the co-workers on 29 March, 1969 and the Sick and Suffering co-workers on 13 January 1953.

The Lay Missionaries of Charity were founded on 13 April 1987.

 

Statistics 2015

 

At the time of Mother Teresa’s death (1997)

10 years after Mother Teresa’s death (2007)

               2010

2015

Active and Contemplative Sisters

3842 sisters serving in 594 houses in

120 countries

4823 sisters serving in

757 houses in

134 countries

5029 sisters serving in

766 houses in

137 countries

5150 sisters serving in

758 houses in

139 countries

 

Active brothers

363 brothers serving in

68 houses in

19 countries

367 brothers serving in

 68 houses in

 21 countries

377 brothers serving in

   68 houses in

    21 countries

391 brothers serving in

69 houses in

21 countries

Contemplative brothers

14 brothers serving in

4 houses in

3 countries

28 brothers serving in

 5 houses in

 4 countries

44 brothers serving in

  7 houses in

  5 countries

48 brothers serving in

8 houses in

5 countries

MC Fathers

13 priests serving in

4 houses in

3 countries

34 priests serving in

  8 houses in

  6 countries

38 priests serving in

  8 houses in

  5 countries

35 priests serving in

  9 communities in

  5 countries

 

 

 

 

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