Rathfarnham

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  • Sisterhood In David Aikman's 'Great Souls'

    She had been working closely in the Church with Fr. Jambrenkovic and learned about her desire to do missionary work. After deliberating and praying, Agnes accepted her desire to work for God. She told her mother, who was not surprised. Agnes decided on the Loreto Sisters because of their missionary work in India. Agnes’s journey was long and difficult. She travelled to Zagreb, Croatia with her mother and sister to wait for another girl, Kanjc. Together the girls travelled to Paris in 1928 and arrived in Ireland at the Rathfarnham house where they learned English and prayed. The girls left for India in December of 1928 on a ship called the Marcha. The ship stopped in Port Said in Egypt and then arrived in Calcutta, India, the final destination. Here Agnes declared her vows as a novice and became Mother Teresa. Mother Teresa’s work and learning continued. While improving her English, Mother Teresa was taught Bengali, she prayed and read scripture daily, and taught Indian children at the school in Darjeeling, a city north of Calcutta and at the bottom of the Himalayans. Mother Teresa declared her second vows and was sent to teach in Calcutta in 1931. It was here that Mother Teresa experience the true suffering of the people of…

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  • Short Essay On Mother Teresa

    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…

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