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from Away Point - a former nun with Sisters of Charity, Mary Johnson: "Supporters of the Missionaries of Charity are often theologically similar to the sisters, interested not so much in the short-term goal (to their minds) of helping the poor as in the long-term goal of getting everyone to heaven. It’s a little bit like certain evangelical Christians who look forward to nuclear holocaust in the Middle East..."
"One Heart Full of Love" gathers together stirring addresses and interviews given by Mother Teresa to her Missionaries of Charity and other groups worldwide on such topics as self-giving, the call to love our neighbor, spiritual poverty in the West, and a life of joy-filled sacrifice. Here is spiritual food that will nourish your heart and soul.
Members of the Missionaries of Charity pray Aug. 26 near the tomb of Blessed Teresa of Kolkata in celebration of her 106th birthday in India. Mother Teresa, founder of the Missionaries of Charity, will be canonized at the Vatican Sept. 4. (CNS photo/Rupak De Chowdhuri, Reuters)