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Bishop calls for canonisation of ‘Mother Teresa of Manchester’

She was an “educational pioneer” who founded schools for the industrialised poor and refuges for factory girls as she “dedicated her life to the service of the most abandoned”, said Bishop Davies.

Cathedral dedicated to Mother Teresa on her 20th anniversary

Ceremony at St Teresa Cathedral in Pristina attended by the Kosovo President Hashim Thaçi and religious leaders from Kosovo and Albania.

Thousands participate in online homage to St Mother Teresa

Collaboration between Church Services TV and Heaven's Road FM "showed the power of the web for evangelisation" and as "a compelling tool for extending the Mission of the Church".

Pope hosts lunch for 1,500 homeless to honour Mother Teresa

“She bowed down before those who were spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity; she made her voice heard before the powers of this world, so that they might recognise their guilt for the crime of poverty they created.”

Mass of canonisation of Mother Teresa today on RTÉ One

Archbishop Martin will be interviewed by Dame Anne Widdecome in a BBC 'Songs of Praise' special on Sunday evening which also features interviews with Loreto Sisters about Mother Teresa’s time in Dublin.

The mission goes on as Mother Teresa is canonised in Rome

The Missionaries of Charity in Dublin will be serving up the breakfast they provide each week for some of the less fortunate as their foundress is canonised by Pope Francis.

Loreto Order recall Mother Teresa’s Irish start

Those who knew Mother Teresa during her years in Loreto found her a cheerful, happy companion with a quick sense of humour. She was energetic, resourceful and hard-working ... a woman of deep faith and prayer.

Two-day online celebration of the life of Mother Teresa

Church Services TV and Heavens Road FM radio station will be joining forces to stream Masses, choirs and guests from over 20 different locations in the UK and Ireland focusing on the life and legacy of Mother Teresa .

Vatican to issue new stamp for canonisation of Mother Teresa

A number of events are planned to mark Pope Francis' canonisation of the ‘Saint of the Gutters’ on 4 September.

Vatican sets date for Mother Teresa’s canonisation

Primate of All Ireland to celebrate Mass in Armagh this evening for Blessed Teresa and for her four Sisters killed with 12 co-workers in Yemen on 4 March.

Irish writer launches new book on Mother Teresa

Saint of the Gutters had a great love of Christmas and Advent in particular.

Sep 5 – St Mother Teresa of Calcutta 1910-97

Summary:  Mother Teresa was widely known as a living saint as she ministered to the sick and the dying in some of the poorest neighborhoods in the world. Although some people criticized her for not also challenging the injustices that kept so many people so poor and abandoned, her simple service touched the hearts of […]

4th Sunday of Lent – Laetare – Mother’s Day -Year C

To be celebrated on Sunday 31st March 2016 Gospel Reading: Luke 15:1-3;11-32 vs.1  The tax collectors and the sinners, meanwhile, were all seeking the company of Jesus to hear what he had to say, vs.2  and the Pharisees and the Scribes complained. “This man,” they said “welcomes sinners and eats with them.” vs.3  So he […]

Another step towards canonisation for Mother Kevin

Today Mother Kevin is remembered in Uganda for her love of the vulnerable and marginalised in society and her special concern for the care of lepers who were neglected.

Saint Teresa relic begins national tour of Ireland

The tour, which began in Belfast, will include visits to Derry, Tuam, Dublin, Knock and the archdiocese of Cashel and Emly.

Consistory to set date for Bl Teresa’s canonisation

Pope will sign decree for the canonisation of the 'Saint of the Gutters' on 15 March setting the date and venue of her sainthood ceremony.

Blessed Teresa of Calcutta to be canonised

“At the age of 18, Blessed Teresa came here to study English and begin her life as a nun with the Loreto Sisters in Dublin” - Archbishop Eamon Martin.

St Teresa of Avila can help renew consecrated life

Pope Francis marks 500th anniversary of the Spanish nun, mystic and reformer of the Carmelite Order's birth in March 1515.

New biopic planned on Blessed Teresa of Kolkata

The film, which has been titled ‘I Thirst’, will be released in 2015.

UN charity day honours Blessed Teresa of Kolkata

International Day of Charity coincides with Blessed Teresa's anniversary on 5 September.

Oct 15 – St Teresa of Avila: (1) a woman for all ages

Teresa's greatness does not consist in what she tells us about herself but in what she tells us about God and his dealings with us.

Oct 15 – St Teresa of Avila(2) 1515-82 reformer and Discalced Carmelite nun

Summary: ‘Nada te turbe’ – popularised by a Taizé chant means, “Let nothing disturb you“. This a Spanish saying and was the motto of Teresa of Avila, Carmelite reformer and mystic. She founded the reformed (“discalced”) Carmelites and in spite of much opposition saw her reforms through.  Patrick Duffy tells her story.   Early life […]

Aug 9 – St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein) (1891-1942)

Born into the jewish faith, the road to faith in Jesus Christ was not an easy one for Edith

Jul 13 – St Teresa of the Andes (1900-1920)

Juanita was too young she to receive her first communion learned how to make communions of desire.

Mother Kevin, a prophetic woman

Miriam Duggan FMSP tells the impressive story of Teresa Kearney, better known as Mother Kevin, who worked as a missionary in Uganda and was first Superior General of the Franciscan Missionary Sisters for Africa.

34 Sun Ordinary Time -Christ the King -Year A

 –  22-11-2020- The Feast of Christ the King of the Universe – 34th Sun.Yr A Gospel text: Matthew 25:31-46 vs.31  Jesus said to his disciples: “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, escorted by all the angels, then he will take his seat on his throne of glory. vs.32  All the nations will […]

33rd Sun in Ordinary time -Year A

 – 15-11-2020 – Gospel text : Matthew 25:14-30       vs.14  Jesus spoke this parable to his disciples: “The kingdom of heaven is like a man on his way abroad who  summoned his servants and entrusted his property to them. vs.15  To one he gave five talents, to another two, to a third one, each in proportion […]

Archbishop Eamon Martin calls for Family Rosary Crusade during October

“Cling to the Rosary as the creeper clings to the tree – for without Our Lady we cannot stand,” – St Teresa of Calcutta

Beating peaceful protesters is a grave sin, Archbishop of Minsk tells Belarus authorities

“The shed blood on the streets of our cities, the beating of people who have taken part in peaceful demonstrations is a grave sin on the conscience of those who give criminal orders and commit violence,” said Archbishop Kondrusiewicz.

Nairobi college honours two Irish missionaries

Co Cork-born Bishop Maurice Crowley is a member of St Patrick’s Missionary Society and Co Roscommon-born Fr Padraig Devine is a member of the Society of African Missions.