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  • Time For The New Sister Teresa
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    Mother Teresa was always her own person, startlingly independent, obedient, yet challenging some preconceived notions and expectations. Her own life story includes many illustrations of her willingness to listen to and follow her own conscience, even when it seemed to contradict what was expected. This strong and independent Slavic woman was born Gonxha (Agnes) Bojaxhiu in Skopje, Yugoslavia, on August 27, 1910. Five children were born to Nikola and D ronda Bojaxhiu, yet only three survived. Gon...
  • 1931 To 1948 Mother Teresa
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    Mother Teresa was born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu in Skopje, Macedonia, on August 27, 1910. Her family was of Albanian descent. At the age of twelve, she felt strongly the call of God. She knew she had to be a missionary to spread the love of Christ. At the age of eighteen she left her parental home in Skopje and joined the Sisters of Loreto, an Irish community of nuns with missions in India. After a few months' training in Dublin she was sent to India, where on May 24, 1931, she took her initial vow...
  • Minerva And Maria Teresa
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    In the Time of the Butterflies, is the story of four sisters, Minerva, Dede, Patria, and Maria Teresa Mirabal. It reflects their life struggles under the Dominican dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo. During the thirty-one year regime, the Dominican people were denied of all political freedom. A small group of revolutionaries banned together, forming an underground alliance to fight the oppression. However, those believed to have been involved were either imprisoned or killed by members of the SIM...
  • Mother Teresa Of Calcutta
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    She dedicated her life serving the poor. She loved the unloved, cared for the un-cared, helped the dying, the cripple, and the mentally ill. She served everyone with her love and the love of God. She touched the hearts of those who doubted her because of her love and commitment to God. Mother Teresa lived an extraordinary life. Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, later named Mother Teresa, was born on August 26, 1910 in Skopje, Yugoslavia. She was born into an Albanian Roman Catholic family. There were three...
  • Mother Teresa And Her Sisters
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    Agnes Gonna Bojaxhiu was born August 26, 1910 in Skopje, Macedonia. Her family belonged to the Albanian Community. She was baptized as a Catholic, although the majority of the Albanians were Muslim. Her father taught her first lessons in charity. Totally unexpected, when Agnes was nine, her father died. Drama, mother of Agnes, raised the three children alone. Throughout Agnes childhood her mother kept them active in the Catholic religion. Everyday they Agnes and her family would go to church and...
  • Sisters Of Our Lady Of Loreto
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    Birth Her birth name was Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu. She was born on August 26, 1910 in Skopje, Macedonia. Her baptism date was August 27, 1910. She was born Catholic. Early life When Agnes was 9, her father died. She liked to go to church. She went to help the poor when her mother couldnt. Education Agnes when to state school. These were non-Catholic schools. Agnes went to the Lyceum (college). She sang second voice in their choir. Family Her sister Aga was born in 1904. Her brother Lazar was born i...

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