I Loved Jesus in the Night: Teresa of Calcutta - A Secret Revealed
In this intimate look at her "private writings," Paul Murray illumines the meaning of a life which is only now beginning to be understood.
I Loved Jesus in the Night is one priest’s compelling account of meeting with the saint of Calcutta. Sharing anecdotes and first-hand experiences, Paul Murray offers a glimpse into why Mother Teresa could declare, in one of her letters, that if ever she were to "become a saint," she would surely be one of "darkness."
This very personal yet powerful book is an attempt to come to terms with the dark night experiences endured by Mother Teresa in the light of the Gospel and the mystical teachings of St John of the Cross. And something else as well...revelations of Mother Teresa’s sense of humor!
"I Loved Jesus in the Night by Dominican Father Paul Murray recounts in 24 short chapters his experiences and lessons learned from time spent with Mother Teresa. Since his first encounter with her in a university classroom, Fr. Murray was struck to the core by her "radiant joy" and the simplicity and candor that permeated his heart and mind. This book is easy to read and gives insights into the spiritual life and relationship with Jesus that drove this carrier of God’s love to serve the poorest of the poor." —Catholic Missourian
Softcover, 125 pages.