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Self-Flagellation and the Excruciating Kiss of Jesus –Mother Teresa’s Attraction to Pain

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..."

14 Inspiring women and the inspiring things they said

"I cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples" - Mother Teresa, founder of Missionaries of Charity. The sisters ran hospices and homes for people with HIV/AIDS, leprosy and tuberculosis at a time when such people were treated as outcasts by most of society. #WomensHistoryMonth


Mother Teresa's Missionaries Of Charity Says No More Adoptions In India

Nuns of the Missionaries of Charity pray last month at the Mother House, the Missionaries' head office, in Kolkata, India.

Blessed Mother Teresa's room...on her little closet there, beneath the picture of St. Therese of Lisieux it says "My vocation is love"


Human Trafficking Awareness Day: What is a Child's Life Worth

Human Trafficking Awareness Day: What is a Child’s Life Worth? | Courtesy of Compassion International:


Mary Johnson is a former nun who joined Mother Teresa’s order, the Missionaries of Charity, at age 19. Description from I searched for this on

Missionaries of Charity volunteer opportunity in India. Transformative, I am sure. You just show up and help (this is not sevice tourism!)