Mother Teresa at 100

Mother Teresa at 100
From Skopje to Calcutta to the Worldby JOHN BURGER, REGISTER NEWS EDITOR 08/25/2010 Comment

Tomorrow marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Agnes Bojaxhiu, better known as Mother Teresa of Calcutta. She was born to an Albanian family in Skopje, a city at the crossroads of the Balkans, and went off to Ireland at the age of 18 to become a missionary with the Sisters of Loreto. She received the name Sister Mary Teresa, after St. TherĂ©se of Lisieux. The diminutive nun arrived in Calcutta, India, in 1929 and taught in a girls school. In 1946, on the way to her annual retreat, she received what she termed a “call within a call” to serve the poorest of the poor with a new community,... READ MORE

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Teresa said...

She is a wonderful role model for all to follow. God Bless Blessed Mother Teresa!