“Too many words. … Let them just see what we do.” ~ Mother Teresa
With that simple line, I was drawn into the recently republished book from Ignatius Press entitled, Works of Love Are Works of Peace. Originally published in 1996, the photographic journal by Michael Collopy follows the life and work of Mother Teresa in a series of black-and-white photos with minimal text.
“Welcome everyone as you welcome Christ himself. Show great love and respect.”
In the introduction, photographer Collopy describes his attempts to get Mother to sit for a formal portrait session: something that only happened after two years of close association with the sisters and their work.
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