This two-page comprehension worksheet introduces children to the life and work of Mother Teresa, then asks them to answer questions about what they have just read. “Spread love everywhere you go. Mother Teresa is perhaps one of the most widely known missionaries and nuns in the world. Although India remained her primary focus, Mother Teresa started expanding the work of the Missionaries of Charity after the pope bestowed upon the organization a Decree of Praise. Taking the name of Sister Mary Teresa in honor of St. Thérèse of Lisieux, it was during this brief stint in Ireland that she learned to speak English. Authentic Replica of Mother Teresa’s Private Room in Calcutta. ����*_���w��'��>d�]0z�ٹ��5،���|Φ��_Vf� ;�� JbeJE"�K�DM�rL (�6j� If one was missing, she wouldn’t have been as successful as she was. 239-304-7954. [email protected]. The Embryo Project at Arizona State University, 1711 South Rural Road, Tempe Arizona 85287, United States. They called her Saint Teresa of Calcutta, in recognition of her time spent in India. Ave Maria, FL 34142. She visited victims of the Armenian earthquake, helped the starving of Ethiopia and gave comfort to those affected by the Chernobyl disaster. It is not rigid or restrictive. All rights reserved. Despite her outspoken criticism, she remained widely admired and received numerous awards during her lifetime, including the first Pope John XXIII Peace Prize in 1971, the Kennedy Prize in 1971, the Nehru Prize in 1972, the Balzan Prize in 1978, the Albert Schweitzer International Prize in 1975, the Bahrat Ratna in 1980, the British Order of Merit in 1983, the United States Presidential Medal of Freedom from Ronald Reagan in 1985, and, most notably, the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979. Having heard about the peace work of the organization from the school’s founder, Lewis Randa during his visit with her in Calcutta, India the previous year, she fulfilled a promise she made to visit the school. Replicas were made and     placed in the following locations: Placement of Mother Teresa Statues In 1946, Mother Teresa felt prompted to shift her ministry from Darjeeling to Calcutta when during a train ride she felt the prompting to work in the slums of Calcutta. During that time, her eyes were opened to a greater need. endstream endobj 80 0 obj <>stream She was born as Agnes Gnocchi Bojaxhin on 26 th of August in 1910 in the Macedonia. It was Mother Teresa’s work among the poorest of the poor which drew the world to her, and it is that spirit in which we wish to imitate. (Statues are available by contacting the Peace Abbey Foundation.). She also received the Balzan Prize (1979), the Templeton and Magsaysay awards, and the Peace Abbey’s Courage of Conscience Award. abortion. Most people in society need a little hope. What was the name of the group that Mother Teresa started? Blessed Mother Teresa Church, Dorchester, MA Secondly, if she wasn’t honest then that would also hinder funding, she received to carry out her mission to help others. Her parents were Albanian and deeply religious. 77 0 obj <>stream Demonstrating love through service, our students have many opportunities both locally and abroad, through our mission trips, to be Christ to those in need. Three leadership traits she had were passion, optimism, and honesty.