Words to Love By (Large Print)
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About "Words to Love By (Large Print)"
Mother Teresa's social witness to the gospel is known throughout the world. Less known is her spiritual commitment that undergirds her work. Here, in her own words, she offers the simple basis of her spirituality. With these words comes a clear understanding of why and how she tends to the "poorest of the poor." With these words comes a clear reminder of the basis for all spiritual growth. Words to Love By is one of the earliest books devoted to Mother Teresa and her work, and was the first book composed of her words. The text was prepared from personal interviews with Mother Teresa in the autumn of 1981. Book jacket.
Meet the Author
Born in Skopje in 1910, MOTHER TERESA joined the Sisters of Loreto in Dublin in 1928 and was sent to India, where she began her novitiate. She taught at St. Mary's High School in Calcutta from 1931 to 1948, until leaving the Loreto order to begin the Missionaries of Charity. Through her sisters, brothers, and priests, her service of the poorest of the poor spread all around the world. She won many awards, including the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize. After her death in 1997, the process for her sainthood was quickly begun and she was beatified in 2003.ýFR. BRIAN KOLODIEJCHUK, M.C., Ph.D., was born i