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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.

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What did Mother Teresa start in 1952?

Mother Teresa opened the first Home for the Dying in Calcutta in 1952.



Where did Mother Teresa start work?

Mother Teresa began her work as a novice with the Sisters of Loreto in India in 1929.


Why did Mother Teresa start the Red Cross?

The Red Cross was founded by Jean Henri Dunant, not Mother Teresa.


When did Mother Teresa start helping people?

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.


How did Mother Teresa start helping people?

She started helping the unwanted , unloved and uncared peoples in India.


Why did Mother Teresa leave the Sisters of Loreto 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.




What year did Mother Teresa start an order of nuns?

Mother Teresa received Vatican permission on October 7, 1950, to start the diocesan congregation that would become the Missionaries of Charity


When did Mother Teresa start her slum school?

In 1948, Mother Teresa left the Sisters of Loretto and started a school in the slums to teach the children of the poor.


At what age did Mother Teresa start school?

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.


When did Mother Teresa start going to school?

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.


At what age did Mother Teresa start her charity?

Mother Teresa was just a month short of her 40th birthday when she received approval from the Pope for her religious order in 1950.


What religious communities did Mother Teresa start?

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When did Mother Teresa start believing in Jesus?

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Did Mother Teresa start a charity group?

Yes, she started the Missionaries of Charity.


What is the company that Mother Teresa started to look after abandoned children?

Mother Teresa did not start a company, she founded the Missionaries of Charity who work in a variety of charitable situations including orphanages.


Where can I find a biography of Mother Teresa?

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.


Where did Mother Teresa start helping people?

She started in Calcutta, India, but her Missionaries of Charity eventually ended up working in nearly every country on earth.


How did the Missionaries of Charity start?

Mother Teresa started it, now go look up the information yourself


What order did Mother Teresa start?

She founded the Missionaries of Charity which includes sisters, brothers, priests and laity.


What can you learn about Mother Teresa?

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What order of new nuns did Mother Teresa start?

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