Mother Teresa in Brooklyn

Dear Editor: Msgr. Joe Nugent’s affectionate reminiscence of a time when Mother Teresa visited Brooklyn (“Editor’s Space,” Sept. 3) recalls July 27, 1982, the day Mass was celebrated in Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Bushwick, marking the official founding of the Missionaries of Charity’s contemplative branch in the Brooklyn Diocese.

Mother Teresa Statue Is Gift from Albanians

Pride rushed through the hearts and veins of Albanian Americans as they watched Albanian President Bujar Nishani unveil a statue of St. Teresa of Calcutta at St. Athanasius parish, Bensonhurst, Sept. 25.

Mother Teresa Collection Gives New Life to History

Not many people know St. Teresa of Calcutta’s first U.S. visit was a trip to Las Vegas in 1960. That tidbit is one of an untold number of facts and perspectives to be gleaned from the Mother Teresa Collection at The Catholic University of America.

Mother Teresa in Brooklyn

Mother Teresa was no stranger to Brooklyn, who made several visits to the borough where she established convents for her Missionaries of Charity in Bushwick and Bedford-Stuyvesant.

It’s Official: Mother Teresa Is a Saint

With a large tapestry bearing the portrait of the woman known as the “Saint of the Gutters” suspended above him, Pope Francis proclaimed the sainthood of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, hailing her courage and love for the poor.

Relic of Mother Teresa

Missionaries of Charity nuns present a relic of St. Teresa of Calcutta as Pope Francis celebrates the canonization Mass of Mother Teresa in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican Sept. 4.

Mother Teresa in Douglaston

Mother Teresa was the commencement speaker at Cathedral College, Douglaston, in 1976. On that day, two graduates who are now priests in the Diocese of Brooklyn had their picture taken with her.

Mother Teresa Visited Bay Ridge

The Sisters of the Visitation, a semi-cloistered contemplative community in Bay Ridge, are observing the canonization of Mother Teresa this weekend by remembering the visit she paid to Visitation Monastery in 1986.