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  “And whoever gives only a cup of cold water
to one of these little ones to drink because the little one
is a disciple—amen, I say to you,
he will surely not lose his reward.”

(Gospel)


Mother Teresa of Calcutta

At the
hospital

of the
dying
she shows
that
although

they have
lived
as animals

they must
die
as angels

her
living
hope

to do
something
beautiful
for God


J. Janda


J. Janda’s poems have appeared in newspapers, magazines, anthologies, and literary publications, as well as in books of his own poetry.


The present poem comes from the Janda's book, In Embrace.

Art by Martin Erspamer, OSB
from Religious Clip Art for the Liturgical Year (A, B, and C). This art may be reproduced only by parishes who purchase the collection in book or CD-ROM form. For more information go http://www.ltp.org