Actions spoke for Mother Teresa: Dr. Babu Paul
- Actions spoke for Mother Teresa: Dr. Babu Paul
The life and works of Mother Teresa can never be explained through words, according to Dr. Babu Paul IAS.
Delivering the keynote address at the Mother Teresa birth centenary celebration here on Thursday, Dr. Paul pointed out actions spoke for Mother Teresa and that her life was one of compassion for fellow beings. “Mother never expected any returns for her services and was a person of unbound affection towards the needy. She saw the Jesus Christ in helpless patients and beggars. Adopting the dress of a last-grade sweeper of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation as her attire throughout life speaks of the volume of her sacrifice,” he said.
Inaugurating the function, Paulose Mar Milithiose, Catholicos Designate of Malankara Orthodox Syrain Church, said that Mother wiped malice and hatred from the world and spread the message of love. “She tore apart the shackles of caste, creed and religion through her efforts. She was an embodiment of love. We should not merely speak about her achievements to spread her message, but also follow her path of selfless service to humanity,” he exhorted.
Thomas Mor Themotheos of the Malankara Jacobite Syrian Christian Church said that many all over the world have been and continue to be influenced by the actions of Mother Teresa.
Metropolitan Archbishop of Tiruvalla Thomas Mar Kureelose, who presided over the function, reminisced the life of Mother Teresa. He also said that the nation was blessed by her works and that her efforts should be emulated for the betterment of the society.
Former Vice-Chancellor of Kalady Sanskrit University Dr. K.S. Radakrishnan, V.N. Vasavan M.L.A, District Collector Mini Anthony and Municipal Chairperson Bindu Santhosh Kumar attended the event.
SOCM News Bureau - Kottayam