The Vatican will expect the canonization of Blessed Teresa of Kolkata with a unique postage stamp, which will be released on Sept. 2, two days before Pope Francis formally declares her a saint. Roman Catholic community pope’s empire, the Vatican City in Rome has its own postal department. They are bringing the ticket. The sample of the stamp can be seen in the catholic website from August5.
The 95 percent of the stamp features a wrinkled but radiant Mother Teresa brightly smiling in her blue-trimmed, white sari. Covered on the design by Patrizio Daniele is another picture of her holding the hand of a small kid. Vatican symbol written on the ticket says, “Calcutta’s virtuous Teresa.”
At the beginning of September, Mother Teresa will be announced the virtuous lady on September2. State Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be there in Vatican on the day.
Announcing the stamp’s release, the brochure said, “Frail but equally determined in her vocation, Mother Teresa loved God and the church with great strength, simplicity and extraordinary humility, glorifying with her life the dignity of a most humble service.”
“She was a humble messenger of the Gospel and of Christ’s love, known as ‘a small pencil in the hands of the Lord,’ doing her work quietly and always with great love,” it said. “She assisted the poor, the sick and the abandoned with tireless dedication, offering smiles and simple gestures, finding strength to persevere with her vocation through prayer and trust in God.”
On behalf of the Vatican, The philatelic office said that it would publish and sell a utmost of 150,000 sheets of 10 stamps each.