Prayertimes with Mother Teresa: A New Adventure in Prayer Involving Scripture, Mother Teresa and You: A New Adventure in Prayer Involving Scripture, Mother Teresa and You

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Spend a year meditating on the gospel call, as lived out in Mother Teresa of Calcutta. This devotional guide is arranged under fifty-two themes of love and charity, incorporating relevant scriptural passages, the inspiring words of Mother Teresa, and anecdotes from her life's ministry of tireless service to the world's forsaken destitute and dying.

The reader's own reflections can be recorded in the generous space provided at the end of each week. An added feature of this book ...

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Overview

Spend a year meditating on the gospel call, as lived out in Mother Teresa of Calcutta. This devotional guide is arranged under fifty-two themes of love and charity, incorporating relevant scriptural passages, the inspiring words of Mother Teresa, and anecdotes from her life's ministry of tireless service to the world's forsaken destitute and dying.

The reader's own reflections can be recorded in the generous space provided at the end of each week. An added feature of this book is a seven-day selection of prayers and litanies ideally suited for private retreat in the spirit of Mother Teresa and her Missionaries of Charity.

Prayertimes with Mother Teresa offers an easy-to-follow formula for deriving needed spiritual nourishment in the Word and prepares us for living the Word in our own everyday lives.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780385262316
  • Publisher: The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 10/28/1989
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 180
  • Sales rank: 722,650
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

Eileen Egan has been a co-worker of Mother Teresa since 1955. A high-ranking member of Catholic Relief Services, involved in worldwide ministry to refugees and the needy, she has contributed articles to varoius magazines and newspapers including The Catholic Worker. She has published one previous book, The Works of Peace, and contributed to War or Peace, The Causes of World Hunger, and other collections. She is also the founder of Pax Christi USA and a representative of that organization to the UN.
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Table of Contents

Introductory Reflection 1
Using Prayertimes 11
The Weeks 16
1 A Second Calling 17
2 Let Jesus Use Us Without Consulting Us 19
3 Ask and Believe 21
4 Jesus in His Distressing Disguise 23
5 Streets of Calcutta to Everyone's Door 25
6 A Prayer of Mother Teresa 27
7 In Our People--Calvary 29
8 The Work of Now: the Work of Tomorrow 31
9 Money is Not Enough 33
10 Bitterness an Infectious Disease 35
11 A Lifelong Sharing 37
12 Poverty is Love Before it is Renunciation 39
13 Something Beautiful for God 41
14 I Thirst 43
15 God Has His Own Ways 45
16 You Are Precious to Me 47
17 All People, Our Brothers and Sisters 49
18 The Greatest Injustice 51
19 Christ Loves with My Heart 53
20 To Show Love 55
21 Love's Continuity 57
22 There are People Falling Down 59
23 She was all for God 61
24 The Worst Disease: the Greatest Scourge 63
25 Joy, Fruit of the Holy Spirit 65
26 A Drop in the Ocean 67
27 Everything is "the Fruit of Love" 69
28 The Limit of Love--the Cross 71
29 Let Him Pray in Me 73
30 They have Their Dignity 75
31 The Image of God is on That Unborn Child 77
32 A Little Pencil in God's Hand 79
33 Greatness of the Poor 81
34 Start with the "Our Father" 83
35 We have to Dive into Poverty 85
36 To Forgive Out of Love, to Forget out of Humility 87
37 Those Whose Tears have Run Dry 89
38 Peace is His Companion Now 91
39 God Cannot Fill What is Full 93
40 Do the Poor Have Health Insurance? 95
41 Prayer, Something to Look Forward to 97
42 Say "Yes" to Jesus 99
43 God does Not Force Himself 101
44 The Joy of Christ Risen 103
45 A Sign of His Love 105
46 Learn to Pray By Loving 107
47 I Don't Understand it 109
48 Redemptive Suffering 111
49 Wasting Our Precious Life? 113
50 Joy, a Net of Love 115
51 Every Act of Love a Prayer 117
52 We Cannot Give What We do Not Have 119
A Retreat in the Spirit of Mother Teresa and the Missionaries of Charity 121
Sources 155
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