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Local celebration of Blessed Teresa's canonization


On Sunday, September 4, Pope Francis will declare Blessed Teresa of Kolkata a saint. The canonization Mass will take place at the Basilica of Saint Peter in Rome. Come back to and click on the banner to watch her canonization live via EWTN at 3:00AM EST. It will also re-air at 11:30AM and 10:00PM on Sunday.

In the Diocese of Raleigh, Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Catholic Mission will celebrate the canonization during a 10:30 a.m. Mass with Bishop Michael F. Burbidge. A Mother Teresa relic and portrait will be unveiled. And the faithful have an opportunity to have their own Mother Teresa items blessed by Bishop Burbidge.

Mass will be celebrated in Green Hope High School’s auditorium. The high school is located at 2500 Carpenter Upchurch Rd. in Cary. A cookout, with activities for all ages, follows Mass.