Sunday, August 15, 2010
So looking forward to Mother Teresa's birthday!
Special thanks to Mary for posting the details of the upcoming momentous event celebrating Blessed Mother Teresa's 100th birthday on her blog...
Donna Marie Cooper-O’Boyle, EWTN TV host and author of Mother Teresa and Me: Ten Years of Friendship, will be the guest speaker at the Knights of Columbus celebration in honor of Mother Teresa’s 100th birthday. The celebration will take place on August 26 at the Knights of Columbus Museum, One Columbus Plaza, New Haven, CT.
Schedule for the day is as follows:
10:00 am Exhibition opens
11:30 am Unveiling of Mother Teresa postage stamp by New Haven postmaster
12:15 pm Birthday celebration (cake)
2:00 pm Meet Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle, TV host and author of Mother Teresa and Me: Ten Years of Friendship
4:30 pm Light reception and book signing by Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle. Autographed copies of Mother Teresa and Me: Ten Years of Friendship will be available for purchase.
5:30 pm Presentation: "Discovering Calcutta in Our Midst: Mother Teresa's Lessons of Love" by Donna Marie Cooper-O’Boyle
7:00 pm Exhibition closes
The Knights of Columbus Museum is hosting the American premiere of the exhibition, Mother Teresa: Life, Spirituality and Message, which runs from March 25 - Oct. 4, 2010. It is an historical presentation, chronicling Mother Teresa’s life from childhood to beatification by the Catholic Church. It includes biographical information, artifacts such as her sari and other religious and personal articles, as well as a full-scale replica of Mother Teresa’s convent cell (room) in her Calcutta convent.
Call 203-865-0400 or visit kofcmuseum.org for directions or more information.
"We can do no great things, only small things with great love."~Bl. Mother Teresa of Calcutta