Posts Tagged ‘dark night of the soul’

Teresa’s dark night of soul determined her decisions Comments 0

Monday, February 25th, 2019

New research carried out by the University of Birmingham’s Gëzim Alpion concludes that Mother Teresa’s dark night of the soul was triggered by childhood and that she had gnawing doubts about the existence of God to the end of her life. Dr Gëzim Alpion, who is based in the Department of Social Policy, Sociology and Read more

Mother Teresa was heroic, and for reasons not well known Comments 0

Friday, April 8th, 2016

There are many things about Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta that could be called heroic – her tireless service to the world’s most rejected and her courageous witness to millions of what it is to live the Gospel, just to name a couple. But the priest charged with overseeing her path to sainthood said that Read more

Mother Teresa’s dark night of the soul Comments 0

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

For more than 50 years of her life, “Mother Teresa was wrapped in a dark, pitiless silence”, according the soon-to-be-saint’s biographer, David Scott. After hearing the “call within a call”, Teresa only heard the voice of God once more before her death. She experienced what St John of the Cross described as the “dark night Read more