Maria Teresa of Calcutta, Hardworking Sister of Mercy

Keep the joy of loving God in your heart and share this joy with all you meet

Maria Teresa of Calcutta

ImageIn 1910 Maria Teresa was born in Skopie (Albania). In 1928 she moved to Ireland and became a nun.

A year later she moved again to India. Here she would have remained for many years as a teacher in a college for girls only.Image

In 1948 she founded the missionary of charity which in the next 50 years would have became an organization with branches all over the world, with supporter from every religious field as well as laymen.Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin”.

The organization helped people with terrible diseases and also poor people we belong to the world living not for ourselves Make us worthy, Lord, to serve those people throughout the world who live and die in poverty and hunger. Give them through our hands, this day, their daily bread, and by our understanding love, give them peace and joy.; for this Maria Teresa was awarded the Nobel Peace Price.Image

She died in 1997 obtaining the title of Blessed Maria of Calcutta from the Church of Rome.

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