Dr. Paul Wright speaking at the 2010 Bringing America Back to Life Symposium on: “Mother Theresa’s Prescription: How a doctor went to help Mother Theresa, modern day saint, opponent of abortion, and advocate of love through action. A personal story of renewed faith through service to lives most in need.
Dr. Paul Wright first met Mother Teresa in 1992 at the Beato Juan Diego shelter, a homeless shelter run by the Missionaries of Charity. He began treating Mother Teresa in 1994.
Dr. Wright received the 2003 Voice of Hope Award, which is given to an individual who reveals excellence, creativity and leadership in charity and justice. In 2004 he received the Thomas A. Dooley Award from the Notre Dame Alumni Association. This award is bestowed upon an alumnus who has shown exceptional service and care for humanity.
Wright is a cardiologist and graduate of the University of Notre Dame. He lives in Brookfield, Ohio, with his wife and daughter. His first ever book has recently been released “Mother Teresa’s Prescription: Finding Happiness and Peace in Service” and reveals his experience with this saintly woman.
He says of Mother Teresa that he thought his medical skills would help to cure her ailments; instead “she cured me …“She cured me …Mother’s prescription will empower you …this healthy new life will help you grow in love and compassion.”