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Holy Quotes from Mother Teresa

The call to holiness guided Mother Teresa throughout her life. She said, “Every day I pray, please let my people grow in holiness. I need holy people to offer to God, I don’t need numbers. That urgency for holiness was what she taught me, by example, by words, by silence. It is not possible for those of us who claim to be her spiritual children to ignore the heroic promise she made to God: “I will give saints to Mother Church.”

Fr. Angelo Scolozzi, M.T.

Mother Teresa's Advice for Families


 Image: Sister Rose Clare Lee, left, regional superior of the Missionaries of Charity, joins other nuns in exchanging the sign of peace during a Mass of thanksgiving for the canonization of St. Teresa of Kolkata at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City Sept. 10. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)

Saint Teresa of Calcutta knew that love, compassion, and mercy begins at home. Family, she always maintained, was the cornerstone of holiness and goodness. The following text was written by Mother Teresa herself. 

In Mother Teresa's Own Words: ‘I Thirst, I Quench’

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Image: Brother Scott from St. John the Baptist Province.

The following is a letter written from Mother Teresa to her
spiritual family.