Mother Teresa Success Story
MOTHER TERESA-the nun with an unforgettable touch. Mother Teresa, the mother of the world was entrusted with the mission of proclaiming God’s thirsting love for humanity, especially for the poorest of the poor. God still loves the world and He sends you and me to be His love and His compassion to the poor.
Mother Teresa was a soul filled with the light of Christ, on fire with love for Him and burning with one desire: “to quench His thirst for love and for souls.”she taught the lesson of love,humanity and the belief in god. Mother Teresa, a strong and independent woman was born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu in Skopje, Yugoslavia, on August 27, 1910 to Nikola and Drane Bojaxhiu.she was the youngest among the three children.mother teresa followed the message of love from her childhood itself. Her father died at the age of 8.with the influence of her mother and guidance of a priest, Agnes became more interested in missionary work.
Mother teresa, at the age of 12 strongly felt the call of God and decided to become a missionary nun to spread the message of love and humanity . mother teresa,at the age of 17 responded to her first call of vocation as a Catholic missionary nun. At the age of eighteen she left her home and joined the Sisters of Loreto, an Irish community of nuns ,which has missionaries in India. she took her vows as a Sister of Loretto,where she recieved the name sister mary teresa after Saint Thérèse of Lisieux.
After a few months’ training in Dublin she was sent to India. mother teresa took her initial vows as a nun om may24 1931. From 1931 to 1948 Mother Teresa taught at St. Mary’s High School in Calcutta.mother terasa could no longer continue her teaching,as the suffering,helpless and the poverty outside the convent walls made a deep impact on her heart. In 1948,mother teresa left the convent and decided to devote herself to work among the poor in the slums of Calcutta.
On October 7, 1950, Mother Teresa received permission to start her own order, “The Missionaries of Charity”, whose task was to love and care for those persons who are unwanted and have no one to look after them.The Missionaries of Charity throughout the world are aided with number of Co-Workers and became an official International Association on March 29, 1969. By the 1990s there were over one million Co-Workers in more than 40 countries
By 1996, mother teresa was operating 517 missions in more than 100 countries.