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Saint Teresa of Calcutta Canonization – Saint of Mercy

September 4, 2016 by  
Filed under Canonizations, Liz Estler, Mercy, Prayer, Videos

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Saint Teresa of Calcutta – Canonization Saint of Mercy   Saint Teresa of Calcutta – it has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? Today, the Church officially canonizes she who was revered as the “Saint of the Gutters” during her lifetime. This world admires her for what it sees as her social work and humanitarianism and for her selfless charity. But, she could not do anything... Read More

To Satiate the Thirst of Jesus

June 17, 2015 by  
Filed under Anthony Lilles, Prayer, Suffering, The Cross

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To Satiate the Thirst of Jesus Editor’s Note:  Dr. Anthony Lilles gives us a lot to consider during these hot summer months, especially for those of us who live with and/or serve the sick, suffering and dying. When we begin to pray, we implicate ourselves in the plight of others, especially those who are suffering. Prayer binds us to offer a cup of cold water to those who are thirsting because... Read More

Blessed Mother Teresa’s “Dark Night” (Part I of II)

November 19, 2013 by  
Filed under Aridity or Dryness, Dark Night, Ralph Martin

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Blessed Mother Teresa’s “Dark Night” (Part I of II) What did it mean for her? What does it mean for us? Even though Mother Teresa’s experience of spiritual “darkness” has been known for several years, the full publication of her private letters in Mother Teresa: Come Be My Light–The Private Writings of the “Saint of Calcutta” drew worldwide media coverage [a few years... Read More

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