The documentary chronicles the life of Mother Teresa, the profound spirituality and physical impact that she and the Missionaries of Charity have had – and continue to have – on Catholics and non-Catholics around the world.
Is titled “Mother Teresa: No Greater Love“(“No greater love”) The new movie about santa Mother Teresa of Calcutta produced by Knights of Columbus and presented in Rome on August 31, at the Vatican Film Library, of the Holy See, after a premiere at Pontifical North American College last August 29th.
Shot on five continents
The film, in commemoration of the upcoming 25th anniversary of the death of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, was shot on five continents and featured unprecedented access to both institutional archives and the apostolate of Missionaries of Charity.
The images of the presentation of the film in the Vatican
The profound spirituality of Mother Teresa
“Mother Teresa: No Greater Love” is a documentary that tells, through numerous testimonies and documents, the life of Mother Teresa, the profound spirituality and the physical impact that she and the Missionaries of Charity have had – and continue to have – on Catholics and non-Catholics all over the world.
Fathom Events will release “Mother Teresa: No Greater Love” in theaters across the United States on Monday 3 October and Tuesday 4 October. The film is part of “Saint Series”By Fathom Events, a curated collection of films chronicling the life of Catholic saints.
The first screening
During the first Roman screening of “Mother Teresa: No Greater Love”, open to the press, on Monday 29 August, at the Pontifical North American College (PNAC), a round table was held, with Jonathan Reyesone of the film’s executive producers; David NaglieriEmmy Award Winner and Producer of “Mother Teresa: No Greater Love”; and the actor Jonathan Roumie, protagonist of “The Chosen”. The Supreme Knight Patrick Kellyoffered some introductory remarks before the film.
Trust between Missionaries and Knights
The Supreme Knight also introduced the screening in the Vatican on August 31, underlining how “this film was born from a relationship of trust with the Missionary Sisters of Mother Teresa and the Knights of Columbus. A relationship that has grown over time and dates back to about 30 years ago, from the friendship of a predecessor of mine, who was a friend of Mother Teresa. The seeds of an initial friendship dating back to 1980 have now materialized in this film“.
The copy to Pope Francis
Patrick Kelly then presented a copy of the film to Pope francesco during the general audience on Wednesday before the press conference. On Thursday 1 September, the film was screened in private for the Missionaries of Charity in Rome.
The foundation of the Knights
In 1882, the blessed Michael McGivney, a young pastor from New Haven, Connecticut, founded the Knights of Columbus to meet the needs of a largely immigrant Catholic community.
What began as a small fraternal charity has since grown into one of the world’s leading international charities, with 2 million members in more than 16,000 local councils.
154 million dollars
From July 2021 to June 2022, Knights around the world donated nearly 48 million hours of service e nearly 154 million dollars for worthy causes in their communities.
Knights of Columbus Insurance
The Knights of Columbus also offer extensive life insurance products to members and their families. Knights of Columbus Insurancecurrently has over $ 119 billion worth of life insurance policies in effect and has been named by Forbes as one of America’s Top 2022 Insurance Companies.
In addition, the Knights provide investment services in accordance with Catholic social teaching through Knights of Columbus Asset Advisors, which has total assets under management of over $ 28 billion. Based on the founding principles of charity, unity and fraternity, the Order remains committed to strengthening Catholic families and parishes and to practice faith in action through service to all those in need.
to know more
To find out more or to join the Knights of Columbus, visit kofc.org/join.
For the movie trailer, artwork and photos, please visit www.motherteresamovie.com.
“Mother Teresa: No Greater Love”: the new film about the saint of Calcutta