This weeks fact

Did you know that Although Mother Teresa lived to be 87 years old, she never saw her mother or sister again after the day she left for Ireland to start her mission work.

After her work, She refused the traditional Nobel honor banquet, instead requesting that the $192ooo be given to help the poor of India.

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This incredible woman has so many stories to share and so much she can teach us even after death. Stay tuned to hear whats next.

Looking after children

Mother Teresa the beautiful saint she was, looked after everyone. No matter their age, their colour, their gender, race, age or political views. She was a loving a caring woman who put herself out there for others.

What was even better was that Mother Teresa was not formally trained. She used all of her own knowledge and life experiences combined with the knowledge and experience of others to care for those she came across. She did not go and complete an aged or child care course. She didnt study as an intern along side of a doctor, or spend hours reading books. She got in there, did what was needed to be done, and learnt along the way.

Did she make mistakes? Of course she did, but she quickly learnt how to recover from them, and apply her learnings into the next lot of care she took on. It was with her experiences, her dedication and her love for helping others that would be the medicine of magic to heal and help others including children, adults, male and female.



Mother Teresa the saint she was more info

Mother Teresa was a Roman Catholic religious sister and missionary who lived the vast majority of her life in India. She was conceived in what is today Macedonia, with her family being of Albanian plunge beginning in Kosovo.

Mother Teresa built up the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic religious assembly. They run hospices and homes for individuals with HIV/AIDS, disease and tuberculosis; soup kitchens; dispensaries and portable facilities; youngsters and family guiding projects; shelters; and schools. Individuals must hold fast to the pledges of chastity, destitution and submission and also a fourth promise, to give wholehearted free support of the poorest of poor people.

Mother Teresa was the beneficiary of various respects including the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize. A disputable figure both amid her life and after her demise, Mother Teresa was appreciated by numerous for her altruistic works, additionally broadly scrutinized. Following quite a while of disintegrating wellbeing, in which she experienced heart, lung and kidney issues, Mother Teresa kicked the bucket on September 5, 1997, at 87 years old.

Real Name

To the world she was known as Mother Teresa, but in fact her name was not Mother Teresa. Her real name was Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu

When she took her vows as a nun in 1931, she chose the name Teresa to honor Saints Therese of Lisieux and Teresa of Avila, and it is from here that Mother Teresa was born.

Achievements Awards

Mother Teresas achievements

Nobel Piece Prize: 1979
Bharat Ratna: 1980
Order of the smile
Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding: 1969
Templeton Prize: 1973
Ramon Magsaysay Award: 1962
Congressional Gold Medal: 1997
Grand Order of Queen Jelena: 1995
Presidential Medal of Freedom: 1985
Padma Shri Awards: 1962
Order of Australia: 1982
Order of Merit: 1983
Pacem in Terris Award: 1976
Patronal Medal: 1979
Balzan Prize for Humanity: 1978
Albert Schweitzer International Prize: 1975
Pope John XXIII Peace Prize: 1971
Golden Honour of the Nation: 1994

Who did she help?

Mother Teresa helped everyone in need, in all different forms.

Whether it was helping children, helping middle aged people or helping the elderly. Male or Female, those in sickness and in health.

Mother Teresa helped those who had no where to sleep, by providing them with homes for them to stay and live in, so that they had sufficient shelter over their heads.

She helped those that had no food to eat. She would remove those grumbling tummies by providing soup kitchens for everyone to have a feed.

She would look after and care for those with AIDS and HIV, by providing basic treatments and relief methods, and assisting with birthing as well.

For children and groups she provided counselling services for them to have a shoulder to lean on, someone to share with and a support to learn from and be encouraged by.

Mother Teresa didnt need any certifications to do what she did. She just did it. These days a similar story cannot really be told however, especially in Western Countries. To work with children or to work in aged care you need a Certificate III from an authorized provider (click on the link for an example)

Well Mother Teresa certainly didnt have one, and this does not go against what these certifications provide, it is simply a means of showing that she just dedicated herself to her practice without any formalities.

People in todays society will often only enter a practice in something if they have invested into it, or it is what they are qualified in. None the less, She helped lots of people from all walks of life.

Who Was Mother Teresa?

Commonly known as Mother Teresa, however blessed as Teresa of Calcutta. This beautiful woman was born in 1910 and lived until she was 87, passing away in 1997.

A Roman Catholic religious sister and missionary, she spent most of her days living in India with her family having the background of Albanian.

This incredible woman founded a religious congregation known as the Missionaries of Charity. Growing to such a large size, the missionary consists over 5000 sisters and is active in more than 150 countries.

The Missionary helps to give to those in need, whether it be giving homes, giving food, giving counselling or much more. Those that are a part of the movement dedicate their lives to their work by adhering to a series of vows.

A controversial and figure of impact both in her days of living and now also in her days after death. Mother Teresa was strongly admired by many people because of her charity work.

The controversy came, from issues around contraception and hospice conditions. None the less, a powerful and saint of a woman who did much for this world.

Mother Teresa was the receiver of a number of prestigious honors, which included the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979, as well as beatified in 2003. (We will touch more on these).

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We will be providing you facts on her life, her death, her achievements, the impacts she had and much more.

A saint indeed, she will forever be remembered, and here on this site we will share with you just why that is.

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