Saints of the Week

In newspapers and bulletins
around the country

Saint Teresa of Calcutta

Be happy and at peace. Accept whatever he gives- and give whatever he takes with a big smile.

    Facts about St. Teresa of Calcutta

  • She was a nun who founded the Missionaries of Charity in the mid-20th century.
  • Even in the midst of intense spiritual desolation, she joyfully spent her life serving the poorest of the poor in Calcutta, India until her death in 1997.
  • Pope Francis canonized her on September 4, 2016.