Teresa of Calcutta

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Te·re·sa of Calcutta

(tə-rē′sə, -zə, -rā′-), Saint. Originally Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu. Known as "Mother Teresa." 1910-1997.
Albanian-born Indian nun noted for her charity work among India's poor. In 1950 she founded the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic congregation of sisters. She won the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize.
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"Mother Teresa (Saint Teresa of Calcutta) passed away on this day in 1997, after a lifetime of service for the poorest of the poor.
Teresa of Calcutta said: 'We do not great things, but only little things with great love.'
The response she got from the Catholic nun now known as Saint Teresa of Calcutta told she and her schoolyard friends, "We can change the world, too, if we dedicate ourselves to educating children," she said.
Reading texts such as these as a Western Catholic, one cannot help but call to mind the mystical paths of Therese of Lisieux and Teresa of Calcutta. They experienced such intense darkness that they doubted they even knew God.
His extensive collection of photos contains pictures of Mother Teresa of Calcutta on her visit to Birmingham.
Initiated in the year 2005, the award is given annually in honour of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, felicitating people who relentlessly encourage everyone to lend a helping hand to those in need.
10 -- Saint Teresa of Calcutta embodies so much: charity and compassion; goodness and generosity; simplicity and sanctity, and much more!
In 2003, she was beatified as 'Blessed Teresa of Calcutta'.
Today, September 5, 2018, is the Feast of Mother Teresa, Saint Teresa of Calcutta, an Albanian-Indian, Roman Catholic nun and missionary.
The reason the date was chosen is because it is the anniversary of the death of Mother Teresa of Calcutta.
"After due deliberation and frequent prayer for divine assistance, and having sought the counsel of many of our brother bishops, we declare and define Blessed Teresa of Calcutta to be a saint and we enrol her among the saints, decreeing that she is to be venerated as such by the whole Church," said Pope Francis.