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Mother Teresa in Eastern Kentucky, 1982

Posted on September 4, 2016 | in Uncategorized | by
Mother Teresa left her mission house to go to Mass on June 19, 1982. She was in Eastern Kentucky to open her first Missionaries of Charity convent in Appalachia. Thirty-four years later, the Missionaries of Charity have carried on her work of serving the poor, the sick and the aging in the mountain community. Mother Teresa is to be canonized as a saint in the Catholic Church Sunday. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff

Mother Teresa left her mission house in Jenkins to go to Mass on June 19, 1982. She was in Eastern Kentucky to open her first Missionaries of Charity convent in Appalachia. Thirty-four years later, the Missionaries of Charity have carried on her work of serving the poor, the sick and the aging in the mountain community. Mother Teresa is to be canonized as a saint in the Catholic Church on Sunday, Sept. 4. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff

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