About Mother Teresa of Calcutta


What you should know







Missionaries of Charity Brothers



At the heart of our charism is the gift of seeing, loving and

serving Jesus in the distressing disguise of the poorest of

the poor. Our conviction of the special and real presence

of Jesus in the poor is revealed in the Gospel :

"…in so far as you did this to one of the least

of these brothers of mine, you did it to me"

(Mt 25:40).




Missionaries of Charity Contemplative Brothers



Missionaries of Charity

- Contemplative Brothers

Brothers live a life marked by an intense life of prayer,

penance and works of mercy in simplicity and humility within

their own communities and in the heart of the world.






The Missionaries of Charity Fathers



 Missionaries of Charity Fathers


The Fathers were founded to combine the beauty

of the Missionary of Charity vocation with

the grace of ministerial priesthood.







Corpus Christi Movement for Priests



The movement is an international association for Diocesan priests –

seeking to promote holiness among secular priests.

Brother priests are invited to spiritually share in the charism

and spirit of Mother Teresa and the Missionaries of Charity

within the context of their own priestly ministry and vocation.






Lay Missionaries of Charity


Lay Missionaries of Charity

Members adhere to the spirit and charism of

the Missionaries of Charity and make private vows of (conjugal) chastity,

poverty, obedience and wholehearted and free service

to the poorest of the poor – beginning with members of

their own family with the Holy Family of Nazareth

as their special model.








Volunteering with the Missionaries of Charity



From the beginning, Mother attracted people of

all religions in every part of the world

who wished to have some

part in the work of loving service to God

in the person of the needy.











Text © Mother Teresa Center of the Missionaries of Charity





Mother Teresa Center

3835 National Avenue

San Diego, CA 92113






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