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    Missionaries of Charity - Mother Teresa Missionaries of Charity is a Roman Catholic religious congregation established in 1950 by Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta. It consists of over 4‚501 religious sisters and is active in 133 countries. Members of the order designate their affiliation using the order’s initials‚ "M.C." A member of the Congregation must adhere to the vows of chastity‚ poverty ‚obedience‚ and the fourth vow‚ to give "Wholehearted and Free service to the poorest of the poor."

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    youngest of three children. Agnes was interested in helping people at a very young age. She became a member of a youth group in her parish called Sodality. While she was a member of this youth group‚ she became interested in missionaries. She joined a community known for their missionary work in India named the Sisters of Loretto at the age of 17. This is where she took her vows‚ and she chose the name Teresa after Saint Therese of Lisieux. Soon after‚ Sister Teresa began teaching at St. Mary’s High School

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    Teresa received a written consent that it was okay‚ she began her work. In 1948 Pope Pius XII gave Mother Teresa permission to be a totally independant nun‚ so she became an Indian citizen. After studying about nursing‚ she founded the ’Missionaries of Charity.’ This was a group of nuns who go around and help

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    Table of Content Table of content………………………………………………………………………………..1 Introduction…………………………………………………………………………………….2 The Call and Becoming a Nun…………………………………………………………………3 “A Call within a Call…………………………………………………………………………...4 Founding the Missionaries of Charity………………………………………………………….5 Old and Frail Conclusion……………………………………………………………………………………...6 References……………………………………………………………………………................7 Introduction Many people

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    September 1997)‚ born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu[1](pronounced [aɡˈnɛs ˈɡɔndʒa bɔjaˈdʒiu])‚ was a Catholic nun of Albanian[2][3] ethnicity and Indiancitizenship‚[4] who founded the Missionaries of Charity in 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. Following her death she was beatified by Pope John Paul II and given the title Blessed Teresa of

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    while travelling by train to the Loreto convent in Darjeeling from Calcutta for her annual retreat. "I was to leave the convent and help the poor while living among them. It was an order. To fail would have been to break the faith." She began her missionary work with the poor in 1948‚ replacing her traditional Loreto habit with a simple white cotton sari decorated with a blue border. Mother Teresa adopted Indian citizenship‚ spent a few months in Patna to receive a basic medical training in the Holy

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    and they belong to the Albanian community. Her father‚ Kole was a businessman who owned a building company and food shop. He travelled widely‚ was a multi-lainualist and participated greatly in politics. Agnes’s father taught her first lessons of charity. Totally unexpected‚ her father died when she was nine. Her mother had to raise Agnes and her two siblings. To meet their needs‚ she sew dresses‚ made embroidery and worked hard. Apart from all this‚ she made time for the education of her children

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    Teresa of Calcutta‚[1] born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu (Albanian: [aˈɲɛs ˈɡɔɲdʒa bɔjaˈdʒiu]) and commonly known as Mother Teresa of Calcutta (26 August 1910 – 5 September 1997)‚ was an ethnic Albanian‚ Indian Roman Catholic nun. She knew she had to be a missionary to spread the love of Christ. At the age of eighteen she left her parental home in Skopje and joined the Sisters of Loreto‚ an Irish community of nuns with missions in India. After a few months’ training in Dublin she was sent to India‚ where on

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    BLESSED MOTHER TERESA OF CALCUTTA Mother Teresa of Calcutta was an Albanian-born Indian Roman Catholic nun and founder of the Missionaries of Charity. She was a very devout catholic who dedicated her life to caring for well-being of others and helping those in need of love and affection. Her beliefs and values of life reflected her religious identity and purpose‚ which developed and contributed to her life and work. Mother Teresa was born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu‚ in Macedonia‚ on the 26th of

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    with a mission located in Calcutta. After only a few months of training in Dublin she was sent to India where she took her initial vows in 1928 as a nun. She then took upon the name Teresa from Saint Teresa of Lisieux‚ the Patron Saint of foreign missionaries‚ and also and also honoring

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