Short Essay On Mother Teresa

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Mother Teresa is one of the famous people on earth. She was famous because of what she has done and of how many people she has helped. Her real name is Ganxhe Agnes Bojaxhiu but most people call her Agnes. She was born in August 26 1910. She was born and lived in Skopje, is it a small part of Siberia which is now a part of Yugoslavia. She is the third child of the Bojaxhiu family. She has 2 siblings which are her sister Aga and her brother Lazar. Agnes’ father, Kole Bojaxhiu was a wealthy merchant and a clever businessman. Her father sold medicines, houses, and imported goods from Italy. Her father built the first theater in Skopje. He would always give and donate to churches and fed the poor. When Agnes was eight her …show more content…
She mostly spent her time at a charity hospital. On Sunday she would visit her pupils at home on her day off. Mother Teresa has been a headmistress for nine years. Once a year she would go back to Darjeeling, where she would go to a religious home and would rest and pray. In September 10, 1946 they would celebrate “Inspirated Day” as a result of her ordinary but momentous journey on the olate. When she came back to Calcutta, she spoke to Archbishop Perier, the head of a catholic church. The Archbishop listened to the new Idea for an order of nuns to work among the poor. It took a year for the Archbishop to decide to bless the venture and ask Rome for permission for their plan. Mother Teresa herself had to write the head of Loreto Order in Ireland for permission to leave its ranks. The permission was approved and the Pope in Rome gave his blessings for her plan. On August 16, 1948, a year after India became an Independent country; Mother Teresa made her own declaration of Independence and left so that she could do her plan to help the poor. First she travelled to Patria. She helped out in hospitals and clinics for many years. But she never had any medical training so I guess it was kind of hard for her but since she did do it for many years she learnt from people that she was …show more content…
It was small that held 150 lepers but there were about 50,000 of them. In 1964 Pope Paul VI visited India. While he was there he drove around with one of the most expensive cars in the world and when he was about to leave India he gave the car to Mother Teresa, but she knew it would give a good use so she took it. Mother Teresa was already building a special new settlement for 400 leper families on land given to her by then India Government about 140 kilometres from Calcutta. She decided to call it Shanti Nagar which meant the Place of Peace; she had already built thirty homes. She thought that with the money from the car she could build a

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