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Mother Teresa Should Be Named the Patron Saint of These Causes

Sep 04, 2017 by

On the weekend of Mother Teresa's canonization in 2016, we asked the following question to our Facebook followers:

What causes do you think Mother Teresa should be named the patron saint of, and why?

We received nearly 600 comments, and we've listed all the unique responses below.  Reading through this list is a beautiful tribute to the life of St. Teresa of Calcutta, and a testament to the profound depth and breadth of her witness for Jesus Christ!

St. Mother Teresa, pray for us!

Mother Teresa, Patroness of:

1.The poorest of the poor

2. Those living in poverty

3. The homeless

4. The suffering

5. The marginalized

6. Indigent people

7. Refugees

 

8. The under-privileged

9. The less fortunate

10. The disenfranchised

11. The marginalized

12. The destitute

13. The lost and forgotten of society

14. The oppressed

15. Social outcasts

16. The hungry

17. The elderly

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18.  The neglected

19. The helpless

20. The abandoned

21. The alone

22. The desolate

23. The needy

24. The desperate

25. The undefended

26. The vulnerable

27. Those who feel like failures

28. The despondent

29. The unwanted

30. The voiceless

31. The uncared for

32. The unloved

33. The unlovable

34. The invisible

35. The downtrodden

36. The humble

37. The lonely

38. Those who feel unworthy

39. Those that have lost hope

40. The weary

41. Those who have no one to visit them

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42. The abused

43. The poor in health

44. The disabled

45. The infirm

46. The sick

47. The unwanted sick poor

48. Those suffering from mental illnesses

49. Congestive heart failure

50. Recovering addicts

51. Those who suffer from anxiety

52. The depressed

53. The terminally ill

54. The dying

55. Last chances

56. Final Moments

57. People dying alone

58. The neglected dying

59. A natural death with dignity

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60. Babies

61. Women

62. Loss of parents

63. Mothers

64. Young mothers

65. Pregnant women

66. Unwed mothers

67. Unborn babies

68. Unwanted infants

69. Children

70. Impoverished children

71. Orphans

72. Disabled Children

73. Women contemplating abortion

74. The unwanted unborn

75. Post-abortive women

76. Abused women

77. Abused children

78. Families

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79. The downhearted

80. The hopeless

81. The sorrowful

82. Those who struggle with spiritual dryness

83. Those suffering spiritual darkness

84. Those who feel distant from God

85. Those who feel forgotten by God

86. Those with little faith

87. Those who struggle in their faith

88. Those who question their faith

89. Those who find it hard to pray

90. Those who search for answers

91. Those who seek Jesus but can’t sense His presence

92. The poor in spirit

93. Perseverance of faith

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94. Volunteers

95. Caregivers

96. Foster parents

97. Teachers

98. Helpers

99. People who care for the hopeless

100. The pro-life movement

101. Nurses

102. Medical students

103. Those who practice medicine

104. Hospices

105. Hospice workers

106. Those who care for the dying

107. Nurturers

108. Charitable organizations

109. Missionaries

110. Those who show mercy

111. Those seeking to do God's work, whatever the personal cost

112. Love of mankind

113. Love of Jesus

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114. Joy

115. Hope

116. Peace

117. Charity

118. Modesty

119. Humility

120. Equality

121. Compassion

122. Goodness

123. Kindness

124. Patience

125. Persistence

126. Obedience

127. Mercy

128. Loving the unlovable

129. Unconditional Love

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130. Calcutta

131. India

132. Human life

133. Human dignity

134. Humanity

135. The world

136. All those in need

 St. Teresa of Calcutta, pray for us!

What causes do you think Mother Teresa should be named the patron saint of? Here are 136 of our reader responses.

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