Teresa was the name she chose upon becoming a nun. The title 'Mother' was a title given by the Sisters of Loreto to all nuns in the order.
Mother Teresa opened the first Home for the Dying in Calcutta in 1952.
Mother Teresa began her work as a novice with the Sisters of Loreto in India in 1929.
The Red Cross was founded by Jean Henri Dunant, not Mother Teresa.
Her family had always helped the poor. Even when her father died, leaving the family almost destitute, they continued to help those even less fortunate than themselves. Mother Teresa grew up in a generous atmosphere of helping the poor and this led her into a life of service in India.
She started helping the unwanted , unloved and uncared peoples in India.
Mother Teresa left the Sisters of Loretto because she had a second calling from God who told her to leave the loretto sisters and start her own group of Sisters in India to look after the poor street children and give them education and health care.
In a open field
In Calcutta India
Mother Teresa received Vatican permission on October 7, 1950, to start the diocesan congregation that would become the Missionaries of Charity
In 1948, Mother Teresa left the Sisters of Loretto and started a school in the slums to teach the children of the poor.
Mother Teresa did not attend school as girls were not allowed to attend school in Albania at the time. She was home schooled by her parents.
Mother Teresa did not go to school. Girls were not allowed to attend school in Albania at the time. She was home schooled by her parents.
Mother Teresa was just a month short of her 40th birthday when she received approval from the Pope for her religious order in 1950.
She founded the Missionaries of Charity.
From her earliest years she believed in Jesus.
Yes, she started the Missionaries of Charity.
Mother Teresa did not start a company, she founded the Missionaries of Charity who work in a variety of charitable situations including orphanages.
There are a number of excellent biographies available on line. I would suggest you start with a search. - Biography of Mother TeresaA good biography of Mother Teresa is a book entitled Mother Teresa: A Biography by Meg Greene.A more detailed first hand experience of working with Mother Teresa, warts and all, is Hope Endures, a book by by Colette Livermore.The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practiceis a book by Christopher Hitchens about the life and work of Mother Teresa. This book is not for everyone, because it contains research that reveals the darker side of Mother Teresa.
She started in Calcutta, India, but her Missionaries of Charity eventually ended up working in nearly every country on earth.
Mother Teresa started it, now go look up the information yourself
She founded the Missionaries of Charity which includes sisters, brothers, priests and laity.
Meg Greene has published a biography about Mother Teresa which has had only mediocre reviews and is quite expensive. It is available on Amazon at this link.There are a number of biographies available on line that are fairly good and objective. This one on Wikipedia is good. The Mother Teresa website has a good biography available in several languages at this link. Avoid books by Hitchens, Livermore and others as they do not present an objective view but authors who have an agenda to destroy this wonderful saint with information that is based on half truths and distortions.
Mother Teresa did not start a 'business' but a religious order called the Missionaries of Charity. It received approval of the pope in 1950. It was started originally to provide hospice care for the poor left to die on the streets of Calcutta but expanded to help in many other areas as well.
Mother Teresa founded the Missionary Sisters of Charity. Actually, the Missionaries of Charity are not just sisters. The group also has priests, brothers and lay volunteers who are both Catholic and non Catholic.