Priests for Life and St. Teresa of Calcutta

From the time he began leading Priests for Life in 1993, Fr. Frank Pavone maintained regular contact with Mother Teresa of Calcutta, including by phone conversations and visits, until the time of her death in 1997. Mother Teresa and Fr. Frank discussed pro-life strategy for ending abortion, and she greatly encouraged the specific ministry of Priests for Life.

Below are some of the things that Mother Teresa said about abortion, the pro-life movement, and Priests for Life.

Get Your "Pray to End Abortion" Cards Touched to a Miraculous Medal Mother Teresa gave to Fr. Frank

Pray the Novena Prayer to St. Teresa of Calcutta and let us know how she impacted you

Unforgettable Moments by Fr. Frank Pavone

Fr. Frank visits Mother Teresa In Calcutta in 1994 and brings home a special message to priests

Letter from Mother Teresa encouraging priests and deacons to join Priests for Life

Further reflections from Fr. Frank

Watch the speech of Mother Teresa of Calcutta to the National Prayer Breakfast, Washington, DC, February 3, 1994

Read the words of her speech

Order a copy of her speech. She personally asked Fr. Frank and Priests for Life to spread her speech to everyone.

Priests for Life associate concelebrated Mother Teresa’s canonization Mass

Rachel’s Vineyard founder has deep spiritual connection to Mother Teresa

The photos below are Mother Teresa's letters to Theresa Burke about the healing power of Rachel's Vineyard and Theresa's writings that are at its foundation.

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