Jim Towey

First Name: 
Jim
Last Name: 
Towey

Jim Towey was a trusted advisor and personal friend of Mother Teresa of Calcutta for twelve years, and did the first reading at her Mass of Canonization in Saint Peters Square. He headed the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives under George W. Bush, and was president of two Catholic colleges, a USSenate staffer, and head of Floridas 40,000-employee health and human services agency. In 1996, with Mother Teresas encouragement, he founded the nonprofit advocacy organizationAging with Dignityand created theFive Wishesadvance directive, which has sold 40 million copies and is used in all fifty states. Towey met his wife, Mary, in Mother Teresas Washington, DC, AIDS home. He continues to providepro bonolegal services for the Missionaries of Charity.

Products by this Author:

Viewing 1 - 1 of 1

To Love and Be Loved

A Personal Portrait of Mother Teresa
By: |
Hardcover Book

From a trusted advisor and devoted friend of Mother Teresa comes an extraordinary firsthand account of the miraculous woman behind the saint.

read more
$36.00 CAD
Quantity: 
0