Relics visit shows Blessed Teresa still has strong followingAdd to Lightbox Download
Oralynn Allen, 84, kissed a relic of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta last week as it was held by a Missionaries of Charity nun at Sts. Teresa and Bridget Parish in North St. Louis. In 1978, Allen escorted Mother Teresa around St. Louis during a visit. "We walked and walked all over St. Louis," Allen said. For one afternoon, the Missionaries of Charity placed on display relics of Blessed Teresa's blood and hair, as well as several items she used during her lifetime. The itiems included her sandals, a crucifix and rosary.
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