Mother Teresa Birthday

Mother Teresa is Roman Catholic nun worked for the poor in the Indian city of Kolkata. She founded a sisterhood which runs 19 homes and won Noble Peace prize. Mother Teresa was declared as a saint on 4 September by Pope Francis. Mother Teresa Birthday is on 26th August which is a divine day for the whole world.

The Pope cleared the way for sainthood earlier last year when he acknowledged a second miracle attributed to Mother Teresa. Her service to humankind is enduring, and her quotes will always boost the spirit of humanity.

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Born in 1910, in Skopje, Macedonia, to Albanian parents, Mother Teresa was named Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu. She taught in India for 17 years before she came to experience “call within a call.” She dedicated her life to serving sick and poor and established many centers for blind, aged and physically challenged.

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Mother Teresa received a Nobel Peace Prize on 1979 for her humanitarian work. Her father had expired when she was just eight years of age. Her mother Agnes counseled her daughter and stimulated humanity in Mother Teresa.

At the age of 12, Mother Teresa made a pilgrimage to the Black Madonna Church in Letnice where she felt calling a religious life. Later she became a nun after six years when she was 18 years old and left to Ireland to join Sisters of Loreto in Dublin.

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There it was where the mother took the name Sister Mary Teresa and a year later. She traveled to Darjeeling, India. Her first profession of vows made in May 1931 and sent to Calcutta for teaching girls from the city’s poorest Bengali families. Mother Teresa learned to speak Hindi and Bengali fluently. She worked hard to eliminate girl’s poverty through education.

Mother Teresa Quotes

Mother Teresa died on September 5, 1997, at the age of 87. After many years of worsening health, she suffered from lung, heart and kidney problems and consecrated in October 2003. Mother Teresa remained in the spotlight ever after her death. Here are few of her quotes by her about humanity will surely enhance the spirit.

Mother Teresa Quotes

Mother Teresa Quotes

Here are the special Mother Teresa Birthday Quotes for you.

“Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.”

“We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.”

“Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.”

“Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do… but how much love we put in that action.”

Mother Teresa Quotes

“We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.”

“The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.”

“If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.”

“Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.”

Mother Teresa Quotes

“Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, and kindness in your smile”

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.”

“Prayer is not asking. Prayer is putting oneself in the hands of God, at His disposition, and listening to His voice in the depth of our hearts.”

“Live simply so others may simply live.”

“Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.”

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