Followers Poised to Mark Mother Teresa’s Feast Day

ROME, SEPT. 4, 2005 ( Guests and collaborators in the communities of the Missionaries of Charity will attend Masses this Monday, feast day of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta.

One of these celebrations will take place in Rome at 5 p.m. in the Gift of Mary House, founded at Pope John Paul II’s request by Mother Teresa inside the Vatican.

Mother Teresa of Calcutta’s cause of canonization is under way.

Her liturgical memorial is celebrated on Sept. 5, in remembrance of the day in 1997 when she died.