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Only In Print: How Missionaries of Charity Carry on Mother Teresa’s Work

Sister Mary Regis, Sister Mary Lizen, Sister Mary Nisim, and Sister Mary Assisi (left to right) are adhering to the original mission of the Queen of Hope house, which was established 30 years ago as a way to provide practical help as well as emotional support for pregnant women. (Photo: Paula Katinas)

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT — They are diligently and lovingly carrying on the work of a beloved saint, and their work takes place right here in the Diocese of Brooklyn.

The Missionaries of Charity, the religious order St. Teresa of Calcutta founded in India in 1950, has convents all over the world, including two in our diocese — a home for contemplative sisters in Bushwick and a mission house in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

The mission house…

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