Diocesan News

Mother Teresa in Brooklyn


On July 31, 1981, Mother Teresa came to Bushwick where she established her first convent in the diocese. It housed contemplative nuns in Our Lady of Lourdes Convent and remains active today…


In 1972, Mother Teresa was the guest speaker at the installation of new officers for the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women held at St. Matthew’s, East New York. She is shown with the Mrs. Rose Powderly of Most Precious Blood, Astoria, who was the group’s new president…


Mother Teresa is pictured with the late Father Robert Kennedy, a Brooklyn priest who directed Catholic Charities’ Office of Social Action and an editorial writer for The Tablet…


Mother Teresa attends Mass Our Lady of Victory parish in Bedford-Stuyvesant. The photo was taken in 1992 when Mother Teresa opened her second convent in the diocese at Our Lady of Victory.