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Missionaries of Charity

Prayer book’s fourth edition is published in advance of World Day of the Sick

The booklet features prayers compiled by Peter Murphy that are suitable for personal prayer in parishes, in the home, in hospital or in healthcare facilities.

2019.01.21.

Kidnapped Indian missionary released after 18 months in captivity

Salesian Fr Tom Uzhunnalil was abducted on 4 March 2016 in Aden, Yemen. The militants responsible attacked the Missionaries of Charity home in the city, leaving 16 people dead, including four nuns.

2017.09.13.

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.

2017.09.06.

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.

2017.06.16.

‘Looking Good’ – a groovy guide to the habit

The book is a visual guide to the nun’s habit and tells the stories behind the clothes worn by more than 40 different communities of religious sisters and nuns.

2016.12.19.

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.”

2016.09.05.

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.

2016.09.03.

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.

2016.09.03.

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.

2016.08.09.

Pope appeals for return of kidnapped priest

Salesian Fr Tom Uzhunnalil was taken captive on 4 March during the course of a terror attack on a home for the elderly in Yemen.

2016.04.11.

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.

2016.03.16.

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.

2016.03.08.

Pope condemns ‘diabolic’ killing of four nuns

Gunmen kill four Sisters and twelve people working in care home run by the Missionaries of Charity in Yemen. Concern for missing Indian Salesian priest.

2016.03.06.

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.

2015.12.19.

Catholic nuns prepare to leave Gaza

Death of five children on Thursday follows killing of four boys, aged between nine and 11, on Wednesday.

2014.07.18.

New biopic planned on Blessed Teresa of Kolkata

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

2014.02.12.

Pope and Black Santa provide Christmas cheer

Annual charity appeal to be launched by the Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin.

2013.12.17.
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