Mother Teresa's Canonization

A Celebration of the Canonization of Mother Teresa and the Unveiling of her statue on campus


Aug. 26

Mother Teresa’s Birthday; birthday cake in the Dining Hall and Freshman Alpha Retreat with Mother Teresa focus.


Aug. 27

Mother Teresa’s Baptismal Day; block party, campus buildings and fountains will be lit blue in honor of Mother Teresa until her first feast day.


Aug. 30

All-School Mass and Convocation featuring Dr. Michael Boland, a neurosurgeon whose missionary service in Guatemala follows in Mother Teresa’s footsteps, and Father Nathan Haverland, an alumnus priest.


Aug. 31

Mother Teresa movie shown on campus.


Sept. 2

At 11:30 a.m., Mother Teresa Statue unveiled in front of the Mother Teresa Center for Nursing and Health Education.  Fr. Meinrad Miller, OSB, will receive the “Do Something Beautiful for God” Award.


Sept. 4

Mother Teresa’s Canonization Day. Students at Benedictine College’s Florence campus will attend the canonization. Watch party in Kansas.


Sept. 5

Mother Teresa’s feast day celebrated with four Masses on campus.