mother house

Related to mother house: Mother Teresa

moth′er house`


n.
1. a convent housing a mother superior.
2. a self-governing convent having authority over other houses.
[1665–75]
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The victim's son Afnan told the police that his father wanted his mother house on his name but his mother didn't want so.
Call The Midwife Christmas Special BBC One, 7.45pm As Poplar prepares for Christmas, the nuns travel to the Mother House to elect a new mother superior.
At the Mother House, which is the global headquarters of Missionaries of Charity (MoC), candles were lit at her grave.
Cornerstone Housing for Women--a community ministry of the diocese of Ottawa--has launched a $6.8 million project to convert the former "Mother House" of a Roman Catholic religious community into a home for 42 women needing safe, affordable housing.
Back at the Mother House, the bell on the corridors kept on ringing and visitors and sisters mingled in warm handshakes over an emotionally charged moment.
Her funeral will be celebrated at the Mother House of the Congregation.
Kolkata, Sep 4(ANI): Argentina soccer team, including coach and assistant coach, visited the Mother House, the headquarters of Missionaries of Charity founded by Mother Teresa, here on Sunday.
A total of 12 people, including 9 pregnant women, were hurt in the "Mother House" ("Maichin Dom") hospital in Sofia Tuesday, as an elevator collapsed.
When Collopy arrives at the Mother House one morning at 4:45, he finds the sisters washing their saris, each with her own bucket.
Mother Teresa was buried in the grounds of her charity's headquarters, Mother House.