The Lord Wants YOU to be a Saint!

This post originally appeared on the i.d.9:16 blog. By Ali Hoffman September 5th, 2016 was a brutally hot day. There wasn’t a cloud in sight and absolutely no wind. There were hundreds of thousands of people crammed into a little space and some had been awake since...

‘I Thirst for You!’

St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta wrote the prayer “I Thirst for You.” We pray it will help you rest in Him and trust in His undying love of you. It is true. I stand at the door of your heart, day and night. Even when you are not listening, even when you doubt it...

Sr. Ann Recalls Day with Mother Teresa

In 1976, I had the privilege of being invited by Father Michael Scanlan to come to the now Franciscan University of Steubenville to help build, strengthen, and secure a living faith environment on campus. As part of that process, Father Michael invited Mother Teresa...

The Most Important Job in the World

Below, Debbie Herbeck reflects on her meeting with Mother Teresa, whose canonization is Sept. 4, 2016. Twenty-seven years ago, I was a young wife and mother, struggling in my vocation. I loved my husband, my two-year-old daughter, and my six-month old son, but the...