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Mother Teresa

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Index small square Birth Although she was born August 26th, 1910. She concidered the 27th to be her "true birthday."
Lk small square Joined the Congregation of Loreto in Dublin, Ireland She only stayed here for a couple weeks.
Images small square Made her temporary vows as a nun
Timeline small square permanent vows as a nun and takes the name "Teresa"
Images small square Recieved a calling from God to help the poor While riding in a train from Calcutta to Darjeeling to engage in 8 days of spiritual exercises, she received a divine calling from God "to serve Him amongst the poorest of the poor
Timeline small square Decided to drop out of the Loreto Nuns on an overnight train ride. "I had to leave the cloister and help the poor by living among them""I heard the call to give up everything and follow Christ into the slumbs, to serve Him among the poorest of the poor. I knew it was His will and I had to follow Him."
Timeline small square Left the Sisters of Loreto
Index small square Became a citizen of India
Missionary small square Founded the Missionaries of Charity A Roman Catholic religious congregation that now consists of over 4,500 sisters and is active in 133 countries. A member of the Congregation must adhere to the vows of chastity, poverty and obedience, and the fourth vow, to give "Wholehearted and Free service to the poorest of the poor".
Sb small square Opened Shishu Bhavan Shishu Bhavan -- the home for babies. Children whose parents cannot care them, or whose parents have left them on the streets.
Lll small square Opened Nirmal Hriday (or Pure Hearts), a home for the dying. This Home for Dying became more and more popular where the dying who had no place to go were brought and were given proper medical treatment
Timeline small square Awarded the Padma Shri The fourth highest civilian award in the Republic of India. It is awarded by the Government of India.
Timeline small square Recieved the Ramon Magsaysay Award for International Understanding In 1962, Mother Teresa received the Philippines-based Ramon Magsaysay Award for International Understanding, given for work in South or East Asia. The citation said that "the Board of Trustees recognizes her merciful cognizance of the abject poor of a foreign land, in whose service she has led a new congregation"
Timeline small square Awardaded the Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding in 1969
Timeline small square Awarded her the first Pope John XXIII Peace Prize In 1971, Paul VI awarded her the first Pope John XXIII Peace Prize, commending her for her work with the poor, display of Christian charity and efforts for peace
Timeline small square Awarded the Bharat Ratna, in both 1972
6a00d8341c003e53ef0120a64fc46e970b 300wi small square Won the Nobel Peace Prize She refused the conventional ceremonial banquet given to laureates, and asked that the $192,000 funds be given to the poor in India.
Awardribbon small square Awarded a second Bharat Ratna
Timeline small square Suffers heart attack Suffers heart attack while visiting in Rome.
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Taught Geography at St. Mary's High School!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This was an all girls school run by the Sisters of Loreto. Most of the girls were from middle-class families.