It was a sharing in the sufferings of Christincluding the suffering he experienced in the awful plight of the unloved and unwanted sufferers Mother Teresa cared for.
This darkness was the more intense and unbearable precisely because her love and her desire for fellowship with Jesus were so strong.
—David Van Biema, Time Magazine Mother Teresa (1910–1997) was born in Skopje (present-day Macedonia) and joined the Sisters of Loreto in Dublin in 1928.
She left the Loreto order in 1948 to begin the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta. He met Mother Teresa in 1977 and was associated with her until her death in 1997.
It raises questions about God and faith, the engine behind great achievement, and the persistence of love, divine and human.
That it does so not in any organized, intentional form but as a hodgepodge of desperate notes not intended for daylight should leave readers only more convinced that it is authentic – and that they are, somewhat shockingly, touching the true inner life of a modern saint.
She emerges as a classic mystic whose inner life burned with the fire of charity and whose heart was tested and purified by an intense trial of faith, a true dark night of the soul."If I ever become a Saint-- I will surely be one of "darkness." I will continually be absent from Heaven-- to light the light of those in darkness on earth." --Mother Teresa There are a lot of books that after the last page that would be your last encounter too.
But this one, with mother Teresa's own writing, after reading, her example and values have taught me on how to follow Christ.
Through her sisters, brothers, and priests, her service of the poorest of the poor spread all around the world. He joined the Missionaries of Charity Fathers at the time of their foundation in 1984. Brian is postulator of the Cause of Beatification and Canonization of Mother Teresa of Calcutta and director of the Mother Teresa Center.
She won many awards, including the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize. ONE “Put Your Hand in His Hand, and Walk Alone with Him” missionary Jesus, for You and for souls!