Essay on The Tragedy Of Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu

1419 Words Mar 11th, 2015 6 Pages
Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu was born to Nikola and Drana Bojaxhiu on August 26th 1910. Agnes grew up in Skopje, Serbia. She was the youngest of three children and grew up in a stable and nurturing environment. Her father was a well-known man in their town and liked by many; however, unusual circumstances occurred around the death. After his death Agnes’s mother took over as the main source of income, and although she had her hands full with her own children she provided food and refuge for those in need. Nikola provided Agnes with a good foundation for her faith and many other virtuous attributes. For instance one night Agnes and her siblings were gather together telling stories and jokes when the lights suddenly went out. Her mother then appeared and told the children that she would not waste light on such nonsense.
As Agnes grew up her relationship with Christ was strengthened and at the age of 12 she heard the Lord call her to give her life to him. Agnes, seeking to do God’s will, at the age of 18 left to join the Loreto Sisters in Dublin, Ireland. Agnes took her first profession on May 1931, where she took the name Teresa after Saint Therese of Lisieux, her finial profession would be made on May 24, 1937. This marked the beginning of her life long journey to be a witness of Christ to others and the love she would out pour upon all who encountered her. While Teresa was with the Loreto Sisters she taught at St Mary’s School for Girls. The young girls admired Teresa and the…

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