Mother Teresa - life for the poor

  • Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu

    Born in Skopje, Macedonia, in the former Yugoslavia, out of three children she was the youngest.
  • Sister Mary Teresa

    Gonxha Agnes, then in 1928 September she left home to join the Institued of the Blessed Virgin Mary. She received a new name Sister Mary Teresa
  • Gonxha takes her name Teresa

    as she takes her first vows
  • "Spouse of Jesus" for "All Eternity"

    May 24, 1937 she made her Final Profession of Vows, becoming, the "spouse of Jesus" for "all eternity."
  • Sister Teresa takes her final vows

    Loreto School, Darjeeling, India
  • Sister Teresa the Principal

    In 1944, she had become the principal of St. Mary
  • Sister Teresa gets her call to serve the poorest of the poor

  • Mother Teresa opened her first school in the slums

  • White, Blue-Boardered Sari

    August 17, 1948, for the first time she dressed in a white, blue-bordered sari
  • 1st home was opened for abandoned & handicapped children

    first group of Missionaries of Charity
  • Mother Teresa died

    Died of a heartattack, at Motherhouse in Calcutta.