Mother Teresa Web Site Updated

CALCUTTA, India, AUG. 27, 2003 ( The official Web page for the cause of canonization of Mother of Teresa has been updated to help with the spiritual preparation for her beatification on Oct. 19.

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The site now offers information about the preparations and celebration, in six languages. Browsers can even download posters.

«Mother Teresa was known around the world for her wholehearted and free service to the poorest of the poor, a virtue which lifted the hearts of many to God and inspired many to imitate her,» the Web page explains.

Through the beatification «the Pope allows public veneration of the person in the local Church, within the religious congregation with which he or she is associated, and in other places by those who receive such permission,» it explains.

«Why do you love Mother Teresa? Please share with us!» the Web page states in one section. To contribute one’s testimony or personal experience, contact

In addition to the nun’s biography, the site offers her reflections and meditations, her experiences and some of her favorite prayers.

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