· Lived August 27, 1910 — September 5, 1997 ( aged 87)
· Career Catholic nun, charitable
Mother Teresa’s original name was Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu. She was born on August 27, 1910, in Skopje, Macedonia. Her father was a successful tradesman and she was the youthful of the three siblings. At the age of 12, she decided that she wanted to be a missionary and spread the love of Christ. At the age of 18, she left her maternal home in Skopje and joined the Sisters of Loreto, an Irish community of nuns with operations in India.
After many months of training at the Institute of the Blessed beginner Mary in Dublin, Mother Teresa came to India. On May 24, 1931, she took her original promises as a nun. From 1931 to 1948, Mother Teresa lessoned choreography and quiz latest. Mary’s High School in Calcutta.
Still, the prevailing poverty in Calcutta had a deep impact on Mother Teresa’s mind and in 1948, she entered authorization from her elders to leave the nunnery academy and devote herself to working among the poorest of the poor in the slums of Calcutta.
After a short course with the Medical Mission Sisters in Patna, she returned to Calcutta and plant temporary lodging with the Little Sisters of the Poor. She started an open-air academy for homeless children. Soon she was joined by voluntary aides, and she entered monetary support from church associations and the external authorities.
On October 7, 1950, Mother Teresa entered authorization from the Vatican to start her own order. The Vatican firstly labeled the order as the Diocesan Congregation of the Calcutta Diocese, and it latterly came to be known as the”Missionaries of Charity.”The primary task of the Missionaries of Charity was to take care of those persons who nothing was prepared to look after.
Call to Religious Life
As she latterly recalled,” I was only twelve times old. when I first felt the desire to come to a nun.” Gonxha’s growing aspiration was further told by a Croatian Jesuit clerk. He frequently told of his associates who worked as missionaries in India.
As a result, in 1928 she joined the Loreto Sisters, an Ireland- grounded order of nuns who worked with the Jesuits in India. In 1928 Gonxha left Skopje and began her training in Dublin, Ireland.
Early Work in India
After several months in Dublin, Gonxha set a passage for India. She continued her religious training in the city of Darjeeling, located in the foothills of the Himalaya mountains in northeastern India. In 1931, she took her sanctioned promises of chastity, poverty, and obedience. She firstly chose the new religious name of Theresa as part of her promises, but another nun in the cloister formerly had it.
Gonxha rather chose the Spanish spelling, one without an” h,” and came Mother Teresa. She also went south to the bustling megacity of Calcutta to work at the Family of Loreto’s all-girls academy. While Teresa enjoyed her work tutoring, she was also moved by the plight of the municipality’s multifold poor.
On March 13, 1997, Mother Teresa stepped down from the head of Missionaries of Charity and passed away on September 5, 1997, just 9 days after her 87th birthday. Following Mother Teresa’s death, the Holy See began the process of beatification, the improvised step towards possible canonization, or devoutness. This process requires the confirmation of a caution performed from the supplication of Mother Teresa.
In 2002, the Vatican honored as a phenomenon the recovery of growth in the tummy of an Indian woman, Monica Besra, following the operation of a charm containing Teresa’s picture. Monica Besra said that a ray of light radiated from the picture, curing the cancerous growth. Mother Teresa was formally beatified by Pope John Paul II on October 19, 2003, with the title Blessed Teresa of Calcutta. An alternate phenomenon is needed for her to do to canonization.
Awards & Recognition
Remembering Mother Teresa (born#OnThisDay in 1910) who was awarded the 1979#NobelPeacePrize. She innovated the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, India whose primary task was to love and watch for those persons nothing was prepared to look after.
Mother Teresa entered colorful honors for her inexhaustible and effective Charity.
· In 1962, Mother Teresa was awarded the Padma Shri
· In 1969, she was awarded Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding
· In 1980, she was awarded Bharat Ratna
· In 1962, she entered Ramon Magsaysay Award for Peace & International Understanding
· In 1971, she entered Pope John XXII Peace Prize
· In 1973, she entered Templeton Prize and in 1976, Pacem in Terris Award
· In 1982, she was appointed as a memorial Companion of the order of Australia.
Books by Mother Teresa
. Mother Teresa Come Be My Light by Mother Teresa
· No Greater Love by Mother Teresa
· Mother Teresa In My Own Words by Mother Teresa
· Where there’s love, there’s God by Mother Teresa
· Do Commodity Beautiful for God the Essential Training by Mother Teresa
· Contemplations from a Simple Path by Mother Teresa