The experience of God’s thirsting love was at the root of the exceptional capacity to love that characterized Mother Teresa’s life. Jesus words “I Thirst” uttered on Calvary echoed in her heart and she understood that the echo of the same words is still resonant in the cries of the poor on the Calvaries of the world. Like Mary, she stood at the foot of the Cross, and with the rosary in hand, she went “in haste” like Mary, in search of souls.”
The Rosary was her favorite and constant prayer. She prayed the rosary anytime, anywhere, but was especially fond of praying the rosary before the Blessed Sacrament.
Saint Teresa of Calcutta, by her example and especially by her silent witness of clinging to Our Lady through the rosary – and by her words, taught her followers and each one of us to pray and to work in union with Our Lady. The practice of praying the rosary in the street became part of the Missionaries of Charity way of life, and the hallmark of the sisters as they made and make their way through the slums, going in haste with Our Lady in search of souls.
Let us honor Our Lady and "sing her glory wherever we go by praying the Rosary with love and devotion daily and on the streets;"
"This month of October must be very special to each one of us, as it is the month during which Our Lady invites us all in a very special way to contemplate with her the mysteries of Jesus’ life that she shared so fully, through our fervent praying of the Rosary. Yes, we must always be very faithful and never give up praying the Rosary."
Let us heed her voice and follow Mother Teresa’s example of praying the Rosary daily with great love and fervor.