MotherTeresa By Meghna Srivastava
Biography of Mother Teresa • Mother Teresa was born on the 27th of August in the year of 1910. • She was born in Skopje, Macedonia. • Her name was kept after a saint, Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu. • She was born intoa family of deeply religious Catholics.
Work of Mother Teresa • At the age of 14 Agnes feltlike serving the God was what she wanted to do. She started her studies in Bengal, India. • In 1937 she took her final vows and became a nun. And she chose her name as Sister Teresa. She did help the poor and sick. She then got the Nobel prize for peace in 1979. And for her work the Pope made her a saint and hence she is Saint Teresa now. • It’s to be said that Mother Teresa had a special relationship with children
Everything was beautiful in her life, even the worse parts like death or illness. She used to say “Everything that happens, happens for good. A small boy is struggling on the ground and Mother Teresa cradles her in her arms and whispers “So beautiful!” A man walks up to Mother Teresa and pushes a few coins in her hand and Mother Teresa would say to her companion “So beautiful!” Everybody knows that Mother Teresa just helped or looked after others. She herself always wore the same white with blue border sari. She never had any interest in herself. So Beautiful
Quiz 1 Tellthe date of birth of Mother Teresa. Where was she born? 2 What was her real name (just try to pronounce). 3 At what age did she want to serve the god? 4 Where did she go for her first studies? 5 What was the saying of Mother Teresa? 6 Is this true that Mother Teresa always had interest in herself?