Volunteered here, changed my life-Mother Teresa's home for the destitute and dying in Kolkata, India

Volunteered here, changed my life-Mother Teresa's home for the destitute and dying in Kolkata, India

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from Away Point - a former nun with Sisters of Charity, Mary Johnson: "Supporters of the Missionaries of Charity are often theologically similar to the sisters, interested not so much in the short-term goal (to their minds) of helping the poor as in the long-term goal of getting everyone to heaven. It’s a little bit like certain evangelical Christians who look forward to nuclear holocaust in the Middle East..."

from Away Point - a former nun with Sisters of Charity, Mary Johnson: "Supporters of the Missionaries of Charity are often theologically similar to the sisters, interested not so much in the short-term goal (to their minds) of helping the poor as in the long-term goal of getting everyone to heaven. It’s a little bit like certain evangelical Christians who look forward to nuclear holocaust in the Middle East..."

"I cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples" - Mother Teresa, founder of Missionaries of Charity. The sisters ran hospices and homes for people with HIV/AIDS, leprosy and tuberculosis at a time when such people were treated as outcasts by most of society. #WomensHistoryMonth

"I cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples" - Mother Teresa, founder of Missionaries of Charity. The sisters ran hospices and homes for people with HIV/AIDS, leprosy and tuberculosis at a time when such people were treated as outcasts by most of society. #WomensHistoryMonth

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Nuns of the Missionaries of Charity pray last month at the Mother House, the Missionaries' head office, in Kolkata, India.

Nuns of the Missionaries of Charity pray last month at the Mother House, the Missionaries' head office, in Kolkata, India.

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"I cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples" - Mother Teresa, founder of Missionaries of Charity. The sisters ran hospices and homes for people with HIV/AIDS, leprosy and tuberculosis at a time when such people were treated as outcasts by most of society. #WomensHistoryMonth

"I cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples" - Mother Teresa, founder of Missionaries of Charity. The sisters ran hospices and homes for people with HIV/AIDS, leprosy and tuberculosis at a time when such people were treated as outcasts by most of society. #WomensHistoryMonth

Missionaries of Charity volunteer opportunity in India.  Transformative, I am sure.  You just show up and help (this is not sevice tourism!)

Missionaries of Charity volunteer opportunity in India. Transformative, I am sure. You just show up and help (this is not sevice tourism!)

Human Trafficking Awareness Day: What is a Child’s Life Worth? | Courtesy of Compassion International: http://blog.compassion.com/human-trafficking-awareness-day-what-is-a-childs-life-worth/#ixzz2HivHKN6j

Human Trafficking Awareness Day: What is a Child’s Life Worth? | Courtesy of Compassion International: http://blog.compassion.com/human-trafficking-awareness-day-what-is-a-childs-life-worth/#ixzz2HivHKN6j

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