Bl. Mother Teresa of Calcutta(Aug.16)

Aug 16, 2012 by

August 16

Blessed Mother Teresa

of Calcutta

Servant of the Poor,

Patron Saint of World Youth Day

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FEAST DATES

September 5

August 16

PATRONAGE

World Youth Day

Extract from Blessed Mother Theresa:  “Born Agnesë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu was an Albanian Roman Catholic nun with Indian citizenship who founded the Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata (Calcutta), India in 1950. For over 45 years she ministered to the poor, sick, orphaned, and dying, while guiding the Missionaries of Charity’s expansion, first throughout India and then in other countries.”

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The Missionaries of Mercy and our collaborators have prayed for the intercession of Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta, on behalf of those affected by the following disasters:

Slums in Mexico City (July 2009) (Ongoing) (America) See World Mission Rosary Intentions: July 6 – July 19, 2009.

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