VATICAN CITY (AsiaNews) – It was previewed in the Vatican “Mother Teresa: there is no greater love “ a new documentary on Mother Teresa of Calcutta, “the saint of the last” whose 25 years since her death occur in a few days. Produced by Knights of Columbus, through materials taken from the archives of the Missionaries of Charity, testimonies and reports shot in some of the communities where the nuns carry out their service, the film tells the life of the nun but also the stories of how her charism continues today from the most remote villages from the Amazon to the Bronx, from the slums of Kenya to crackolandia, the neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro disfigured by drug trafficking. Directed by director David Naglieri and lasting 1 hour and 55 minutes, the documentary will be released in over 900 cinemas in the United States and Canada starting October 3.
Everyone can experience love by doing extraordinary things in the ordinary. “The intent – he explained in the presentation press conference on Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, Patrick Kelly – was above all to tell Mother Teresa to the generation that is too young to have heard of her directly ”. “Even several young sisters – added Father Brian Kolodiejchuk, missionary of charity and postulator of the cause of canonization – through the preview of this film were finally able to see the Mother ‘in action’. And at the end of the documentary it is recalled that Calcutta is everywhere, everyone can live the love of Mother Teresa by doing extraordinary things in the ordinary ”.
His merciful face. Even the archbishop of Boston, card. Sean O’Malley, wanted to bring his own memory of Mother Teresa, known since he was still a young friar. Throughout her life – said O ‘Malley-Mother Teresa “she has shown the merciful face of God, reassuring people that they are loved, because when people know they are loved they believe in our message”. “This documentary – added sr. Myriam Thérèse, regional superior of the missionaries of charity – will also be a Source of inspiration for those who have never met her. It is nice to be able to see what God has done in her and what she continues to do even in those who have followed in her footsteps “.