Donna-Marie Celebrates Mother Teresa with K of C

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Our good friend and CatholicMom.com contributor Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle recently shared the great news that she will be a guest at an upcoming celebration of the life and work of Blessed Mother Teresa.  Donna-Marie has shared the following details:

Donna Marie Cooper-O’Boyle, EWTN TV host and author of Mother Teresa and Me Ten Years of Friendship, will be the guest speaker at the Knights of Columbus celebration in honor of Mother Teresa’s 100th birthday. The celebration will take place on August 26 at the Knights of Columbus Museum, One Columbus Plaza, New Haven, CT.

Schedule for the day is as follows:

10:00 am Exhibition opens

11:30 am Unveiling of Mother Teresa postage stamp by New Haven postmaster

12:15 pm Birthday celebration (cake)

2:00 pm Meet Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle, TV host and author of Mother Teresa and Me: Ten Years of Friendship

4:30 pm Light reception and book signing by Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle. Autographed copies of Mother Teresa and Me: Ten Years of Friendship will be available for purchase.

5:30 pm Presentation: “Discovering Calcutta in Our Midst: Mother Teresa’s Lessons of Love” by Donna Marie Cooper-O’Boyle

7:00 pm Exhibition closes

The Knights of Columbus Museum is hosting the American premiere of the exhibition, Mother Teresa: Life, Spirituality and Message, which runs from March 25 – Oct. 4, 2010. It is an historical presentation, chronicling Mother Teresa’s life from childhood to beatification by the Catholic Church. It includes biographical information, artifacts such as her sari and other religious and personal articles, as well as a full-scale replica of Mother Teresa’s convent cell (room) in her Calcutta convent.

Call 203-865-0400 or visit kofcmuseum.org for directions or more information.

“We can do no great things, only small things with great love.”~Bl. Mother Teresa of Calcutta

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1 Comment

  1. Oh, I’m so glad to hear about this event. I’ve been wanting to make it to this exhibit before it ends in October, and this might be the perfect day to go.

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