Essay about Mother Teresa Of Calcutta, Macedonia

1484 Words Apr 8th, 2016 6 Pages
Mother Teresa Mother Teresa also known as Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, Macedonia, was an Albanian Roman Catholic religious sister and missionary. Mother Teresa represents the best of humanity. She is most known for her selflessness, compassion, and love for others. Mother Teresa once said, “If you judge people, you have no time to love them.” She dedicated her whole life to helping the poor, sick, orphaned, and the dying while guiding the Missionaries of Charity. Throughout her life she received many awards, including the Nobel Peace Prize.
She was born on August 26, 1910 in Skopje, Macedonia. Mother Teresa’s parents were Nikollë and Dranafile Bojaxhiu and she had two siblings, Lazar and Aga Bojaxhiu. Mother Teresa was the youngest child out of the Albanian family. She was baptized the day following her birth, August 27, 1910, as Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu. She considered the day of her baptism her “true birthday”. Anjezë received her First Communion when she was five. Anjezë Bojaxhiu was raised in a very devout Catholic family. Her father’s job was an entrepreneur, while her mother was very spiritual and religious who was very active in participating in local church activities. When Anjezë Bojaxhiu was just eight years old her father, Nikollë, suddenly passed away. This left Anjezë feeling saddened especially since she was so young. Anajezë and her two other siblings were left to be raised only by their mother. Dranafile, her mother, faced financial problems. However, she…

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