Patrick Kelly, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, also spoke with ACI Prensa about the film’s ability to teach young people about St. Teresa of Calcutta.
“Our first principle is charity,” Kelly said, speaking about why he supported the film. “So, it’s natural that we would look to Mother Teresa as an example.”
“But I think the most important reason is that this film will introduce Mother Teresa to a whole new generation of young people who don’t really know her,” he said. “They’ve heard of her, but they have no living memory of her.”
Kelly said that the Knights offered a showing of the film to seminarians earlier in the week. The seminarians were under 10 years old when Mother Teresa died, he noted.
“So they really don’t know who Mother Teresa was, and I think that’s the real reason why we’re doing this, because she had such a profound impact on all of us who remember her and we want to convey that, pass that, to a new generation,” he said. You can…