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Mother Teresa

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Mother Teresa (26 August 1910 – 5 September 1997), was an Albanian Roman Catholic nun with Indian citizenship who founded the Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata (Calcutta), India in 1950. For over 45 years she ministered to the poor, sick, orphaned, and dying, while guiding the Missionaries of Charity's expansion, first throughout India and then in other countries.
Mother Teresa influenced me by showing complete love to those she  worked with, that were ill. She did not concern herself with  getting sick. She dedicated her life to God and his children who  came to her. She is the ultimate example of "good works".
By giving her entire life to the service of others in need, mostly  those patients with Hanson's Disease (Leprosy) in India. Mother  Teresa garnered a lot of attention and funding to care for these  people.
The choice of one's religious sect is mainly a factor of the family  the person is born into. For example a child born into a Muslim  family will likely become a Muslim. So like wise the story of  Mother Teresa.
An est. 190,000 USD. Mother Teresa was quoted after winning as  saying "Thank God for his gift for the poor. God's blessings will  be with the people who have given the prize. I hope it will be a  real means of bringing peace and happiness in the world of today."
Mother Teresa's father passed away when she was at the age of 8.
No, "Mother Teresa" had her Beatification in October of 2003. The Beatification process can take decades before Sainthood.
The only difference was that Jesus was God and Mother Teresa was not. Oh, and Jesus preached. I don't think Mother Teresa did.
She did not so much give up her life to serve other as use her life to aid those that needed her help, and did this out of a feeling of compassion and caring for others. Some are dedicated to mastering video games, while some are dedicated to helping others over come difficulty and pain.she devoted...
  deep love among the poor, which mother Teressa respects also as the children of God, she was indeed more acquainted in preserving love because God had ultimately given it us....
She received it when she was 12 years old.
she had travelled around the world and she had travelled alot to India
A:   Mother Teresa did not open hospitals, but opened hospices for the  dying, starting in Calcutta in India. The difference is that  hospices do not offer cures or treatment, but only palliative care.  Even in this regard, Dr. Robin Fox, editor of the British medical  journal The Lancet...
A:   Mother Teresa was a Catholic, committed to spreading the faith.  This influenced her to open missions for the propagation of  Catholic beliefs around the world, beginning in Calcutta. She  realised that this objective required large sums of money that  could only come from donations, so...
At the time of her death, Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity had over4,000 sisters, and an associated brotherhood of 300 members, operating 610missions in 123 countries. These included hospices and homes for peoplewith HIV/AIDS, leprosy and tuberculosis, soup kitchens, children's andfamily...
One of Mother Teresa's volunteers in Calcutta described her "Home for the Dying" as resembling photos of concentration camps such as Belsen. No chairs, just stretcher beds. Virtually no medical care or painkillers beyond aspirin, and a refusal to take a 15-year-old boy to a hospital. Hitchens adds, ...
  Mother Teresa was born August 26, 1910. She was 87 yrs. old when she passed away September 5, 1997.  
Mother Teresa taught catechism and geography.
loving kind caring helpful honest trustworthy unselfish tenderhearted and merciful
A:   Mother Teresa was a much admired member of the Catholic Church, who  built hospices in Calcutta and elsewhere, so that poor people could  die with dignity. However, she had her faults and was perhaps not  the truly great person portrayed by the Church publicity machine.    Apart from...
When Mother Teresa was 12 years old she felt God's calling and knew  that she was going to be a nun. She would walk in the town with her  mother and give food and supplies to the poor people.
Mother Teresa dedicated her life for human suffering and helping the poor
Catholic AnswerThe answer is not obvious to modern people as they did not understand Mother Theresa, because they do not understand real Christianity. Mother Theresa, a Catholic nun who entered the Sisters of Loretto in Ireland to become a teaching nun, was sent to India to teach. Later, moved with...
Most people have nothing but love and respect for Mother Teresa. As withany person of celebrity status, she has her detractors, most of them quiteanti-Catholic who dig up half truths and, in many cases, pure fabricationsto denigrate her and her work. Many say she did little to help the suffering...
If she has reaped the rewards she has sown.
Mother Teresa grew up in Albania, today known as Macedonia.
  Yes, and her birth name is Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu.
To be the best she could be to be specific. She has done many wonderful things that everyone should be doing, but if I named them all, I would run out of room.
A:   Mother Teresa began her career as a young nun teaching at the  Catholic school of St Marys. She soon felt she could do more to  spread the Catholic faith by opening missions in poor countries  such as India.    Mother Teresa realised that her objective required large sums of  money...
we remember her by the way she helped the poorest of the poor people of calcuttawe remember her as the face of God reaching out to humanity in COMPASSIONATE LOVE
A:   Mother Teresa began her career as a young nun teaching at the  Catholic school of St Marys. She soon felt she could do more to  spread the Catholic faith by opening missions in poor countries  such as India.    Mother Teresa realised that her objective required large sums of  money...
A:   The donations raised by Mother Teresa and the Missionaries of  Charity are not disclosed, but have been estimated as at least $100  million per year, for a great many years. However, these estimates  seem excessive, based on the expenditure by the order, which seems  unable to spend...
Aga was the oldest of Mother Teresa's siblings.
Teresa of Calcutta, M.C, the famous Mother Teresa was born the 26th  of August of 1910 in the town of Skopje, which today is the capital  of the Republic of Macedonia, the younger daughter of Nikollë and  Dranafile Bojaxhiu. Her mother raised her in the Catholic faith,  and according to his...
Mother Teresa, in brief, is remembered for helping those who were less fortunate than her. She is known to be a saint and is highly respected by the Pope and others. Mother Teresa lived her life to serve God's message and to live for those in need. And for dedicating a proportion of her life with...
A:   Mother Teresa was a really great communicator who brought in vast  sums in donations for the work she reported being done in Calcutta.  Of course this money did not belong to her personally, but she was  at liberty to spend the donations on priorities determined by  herself. Her major...
because she helped people
She taught us that all must die a dignified death.   Roman Catholic Answer Mother Teresa loved God above everything in this life. She taught us that to love God, we must show respect to every human being around us, no matter what condition they are in. And that to show that respect, we must help...
She promised to sacrifice all she had for God They believe Christ to be their husband, so they promise never to marry and have children.They take a vow of poverty, which means they live very simply with few possessions.The third vow is obedience, where they promise to obey the rules of their...
mother Teresa was a nun because she helped out with churches and gods people........ and she did want to because she was a strong believer in god !
St. Teresa of Avila had many illness later in life, at one point  she was so ill that she couldn't get out of bed. She asked  intercession from St. Joseph and was healed well enough to continue  to work. A lot of our modern devotion to St. Joseph dates to this  time.
because she believed that that was her destiny
A:   It is important to look behind the publicity surrounding her life  and realise that Mother Teresa was a complex person, capable of  good works but was also capable of bad. Actually knowing about  Mother Teresa, rather than just accepting a generalised reputation  will help us put her...
The key events of Mother Teresa's life was her being granted, by Pope Pious XII, so she could be and independent nun. Also about the vocation God sent to Mother Teresa. She became a loving, caring woman to the poor, starving and dying people of this world.
She felt that god was calling her to become a nun at the age of  twelve so at 18 she became a nun and at 21 she made her vows to be  a nun.
sometimes in my church, we sing Our Father insted of just saying it.
She eventually died. Date, place and cause of death not recorded in the biographies I have read.
Mother Teresa was born into a very devout Catholic family.
Catholic Answer The answer is not obvious to modern people as they did not understand Mother Theresa (as of 2013, she is Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, with another miracle, she will be St. Teresa of Calcutta) because they do not understand real Christianity. Blessed Theresa of Calcutta, a Catholic...
mother Teresa believed in god and said that god had said to her to help others, the sick, the poor, or people that needed to be acompanied before dying. So this saying that she had helped her to help others throughout the country, she was also a nun, so she knew alot about god.thankyou
She left home at the age of 18 which was in the year 1928
since age 18 the rest of her life
well she is now a saint so we can pray to her.
She was a wonderful person because she went round the world helping all those in need and she was completely selfless. Nobody can match the miracles she has performed in her life and that is why she is remembered so greatly. I really admire her and she is such an inspiration for all to think of...
Many people have been inspired by Jesus - I'm pretty sure Martin Luther King was as well....
She died in Calcutta, India on September 5, 1997.  
Mother Teresa was in her own bed in the Mother House in Calcutta,India, when she died of heart failure on September 5, 1997.
No, mother Teresa did not meet the spice girls... Why?
She was very clever and smart.
Type your answer here... a nun or a sister is a person who lives in a convent and who dosent marry.
She had malaria and TB (not quite shore about TB) and died of a heart attack and a stroke simultaneously.
A:   This information is not divulged by the Missionaries of Charity,  but the world-wide total number would be several thousand. Remember  that the order only provides small-scale facilities for the poor,  with most of its vast resources dedicated to the propagation of the  Catholic religion...
Mother Theresa was born on August 26, 1910 and she died on the 5th of September, 1997
Initially,no. Her family lived very well until the early death of her father. At this time her mother, older sister, and younger brother lived in poverty, all the while tending to the poor.
A:   Yes. Mother Teresa, although protesting to live a life of utter  humility and suffering, frequently travelled around the world, by  first class airline. The majority of her journeys were to oversee  the vow taking of her nuns, and on most of her international  travels she would stop off...
A:   Like many people, Mother Teresa wrote many letters, most of which  have long since disappeared. Some have been collected and published  in books, while at least two oare of particular public interest.    In one publicly  released letter, Mother Teresa disclosed that she had no...
Girls were not allowed to attend school in Albania so Mother Teresawas home school by her parents.
Mother Teresa is a hero because of the dedication she put in to her work to help the poorest of the poor in India.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty. ~ Mother Teresa For some quotes from Mother Teresa see the link below.
She stayed with lepers and helped treat them while risking getting infected. She accepted them for who they were with their different looks while society rejected them. Here is more information on who and what lepers are. (link below)
A:   Mother Teresa faced few personal hardships. She used first-class  air travel when she travelled the world, as she frequently did.  When Mother Teresa began to suffer heart problems and age-related  illnesses, she sought medical treatment at renowned medical clinics  in the United States,...
In the words of Mother Teresa,"Death with dignity is to die with grace, in the knowledge that [you] are loved.
A:People do not usually make fun of someone as universally respected and liked as Mother Teresa. She is not above criticism and much has been found flawed about her work and her public image but this is serious criticism, not making fun of her.
Mother Teresa was 87 yr old when she died, Sep 5th 1997.
Mother Teresa, along with Pope John Paul II was one of the giants  of the twentieth century. She left Albania to join an Irish Order  of teaching nuns. Later in life, she felt called by God to start a  religious order to take care of the "poorest of the poor".   The Vatican approved her order,...
A:   Most governments have accepted without question that Mother  Teresa's primary goal was to help the desperately poor, although  the primary goal of her order has always really been the  propagation of the Catholic religion. These objectives are  encapsulated in her statement, " We are not...
Mother Teresa when she saw the poor people and she asked to her self what would Jesus do?
  Mother Teresa did not 'physically' marry. On May 24, 1937, Mother Teresa 'spiritually' married Jesus when she made her Final Profession of Vows (becoming a nun).   Mother Teresa was quoted as saying she was the "spouse of Jesus" for "all eternity." .Christ.
Mother Teresa of Calcutta was faithful, religious, filled with fidelity and joy. I hope this helped you in any way. :) Extra information (Just in case):Mother Teresa was a nun. She is Indian. Her parents are Nikola and Drane.She is a Roman Catholic.
I think that Mother Teresa's view on the world was based on Peace and she tried to do good at all times. she thought the world could be better and that's why she tried to improve it.
In 1980, Mother Teresa was the second woman to receive this award.
Love Godthat she was a good woman, followed gods word and wanted to help people for the greater good of the planet
Mother Teresa has many personality traits. For example, she was nice, brave, and heroic.
Mother Teresa is a good role model because she has told people that if they don't appreciate the things you have done for them you still have the feeling inside that you have done a good deed and that is what has made you happy.   Roman Catholic AnswerMother Teresa is a good role model because...
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She constantly prays to her Son to Save us from Hell.
She founded the Missionaries of Charity.
Mother Teresa, as of April 2013, has been beatified but is not yet  a canonized saint.    According to Catholic tradition, two verifiable miracles are  needed in order to be eligible for sainthood. For the first  miracle, required for beatification, the Vatican has recognised the  healing...
She is one of the most influential people of all time. Altough she never did a miracle, she spent he entire life in poverty even though she had enough money to live in many places.
Mother Teresa's mom is Drnafile Bojaxhiu