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Mother Teresa Meditations on the Prayer for Peace

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Pray the Holy Rosary with Mother Teresa:

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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

 

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ersonal Experience with Mother Teresa

Many lives have been touched or changed by Mother Teresa. We are interested in receiving your personal recollections to help spread knowledge and devotion to Blessed Teresa of Calcutta and to record your memory for future generations.

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Testimonies

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I remember when Mother Teresa came to Denver when I was about 11 years old. I had known a little of who she was and what she did, but the thing I remember most is that when she entered the coliseum where she spoke I immediately started to cry. I just all of a sudden felt a wave of love embrace that coliseum and I couldn’t help myself. Her presence alone spoke for itself; the Holy Spirit was truly alive in her soul.

I believe, I first learned about Mother Teresa, while watching a documentary in the late 1970's while living in northern California. I remember being stunned after the film to think there was such a woman. I do not recall when that feeling intensified to the great devotion I now have for Mother - I imagine it evolved from paying attention to her life in the news, reading books on Mother, reading her prayers and quotes, her life rules, writings she wrote to her sisters on being a Missionary of Charity. Far from sainthood, I have always tried to follow the path of The Little Flower, Saint Therese (my patron Saint) and Mother followed much of similar path - small acts with great love. Fast forward to the 1990's ------------- I had moved to the home of my youth (from Connecticut) to care for my aging parents - took a few years off work (not an easy task for a single mother of my only son) and lived quite simply caring for my parents through procedures and some operations .... I had to return to work as I needed health insurance and the savings I had lived on had dwindled. In the 1990's I heard Mother was to be at a mass in the Boston area (Newton). At this point I had a great devotion to Mother and her sisters works and knew I had to attend the mass. I told my sister (a few years older) we would go at 5am and wait on the doorsteps and get into mass - which we did. As the morning went on, along came the throngs of followers - cameras - and the crowds that followed Mother. We got there early enough to be blessed with a seat at Mass. When the doors opened Cardinal Law and many priests came down the aisle - people were standing on the kneelers and benches to catch a glimpse of Mother - we stood up too, with great anticipation to see this woman who prompted such pomp and circumstance. Along came the smallest woman in stature, full of humility - BUT the holiness that accompanied her was amazing - to me it was as if there was a host of angles entered. People had tears in their eyes, my sister and I included and one was just drawn to their knees. Mother spoke about the her simple message - feeding the poor, clothing the naked etc. and said the prayer of Saint Francis - she also spoke of abortion in China and her sisters entering that country. When we went to communion Mother was kneeling on the end - eyes up catching a glimpse of the people .... During mass I prayed for the right job - promising to give a portion of my paycheck to the sisters in thanksgiving. It was, by the way, a tight job market - people were sending out hundreds of resumes and waiting months for job offers - I had not sent any. I also asked that that I could get in better shape - being over weight has always been a struggle for me. I am certain I prayed for all my loved ones and their intentions but my own wanted miracles I recall vividly. After mass Marianne (my sister) and I walked out of church and saw all the people who were not able to be at mass. We decided it was not fair to take up space to see Mother again - we had been blessed, it was another's joy to have. We held hands (in a dear joyful :) sister way) as we walked back to the car. We were crossing the street and who comes along in a simple car (no tinted windows even!) but Mother. The car made a turn on the street and we were so close - Mother held her hand up palm out and we did the same. I can see her eyes and hand so clearly -the hand that ministered to so many. Within two weeks I sent one resume - I got a job better than any I'd had before - lots of money (for me) and over the years (5) that I worked I did have the joy of sending money and visiting the Sisters in Dorchester (Upham Corner). I also lost a great deal of weight ... that miracle needs a repeat :( I got an invitation to Saint Patrick's in New York for the anniversary of the Sisters in the US - Although a beautiful mass - Mother was at a distance - I did not share the same intimate space as in Boston. I wrote to Mother in New York to ask how one can live life as simple as she says - that the message was simple but it was not easy ... I also asked how one knows what to 'do in life' to follow God's path. I am sending the letter I got back in reply. (Well, I am sending a copy) The reply cam about 2 months before Mothers death. She of course spoke about a devotion to Mary - that our sanctification is her main duty. So -these are my memories of time with Mother herself - or being in the same church ... and the letter - some say she did not write it and it was a 'stamp' of a signature ... I think it was typed by a sister and Mother signed it herself - however, it is the message I was after anyway. I now work with the Carmelite Sisters of the Aged and Infirm at a 333 bed nursing home (I do the admissions) the elderly have always been my personal calling. I have a big picture of Mother in my office (my son gave it to me years ago - that makes it all the more special) For some unknown reason sometimes the Sisters give me a hard time about my devotion to Mother - that I should be devoted to the Carmelites foundress of the order I work for - of course I am and Saint Therese the Little Flower is my dear friend! - but it gives me all the more reason to behave the way Mother would like as to not disappoint anybody who may wonder what one is 'like' to have such a love for Mother. I put myself to a higher standard out of my devotion to Mothers life and message.

 

 

 

 

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Many lives have been touched or changed by Mother Teresa. We are interested in receiving your personal recollections to help spread knowledge and devotion to Blessed Teresa of Calcutta and to record your memory for future generations.  

 

Share a personal experience you had with Mother Teresa.

 

Why do you love Mother Teresa?

 

Report any favors or miracles received through the intercession of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta.

 

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