A Famous Activist
Mother Teresa's Famous Quote
- She was born on August 26 1910 in Macedonia.
- When she was born she was named Agnes.
- She was baptised on August 27 1910.
- She was the youngest of three children.
- In her teens she became a member of a local youth group called Sodality.
- Through her involvments she became intrested in missionaries.
- At the age 17 she became a nun.
- She joined The Sisters of Loretto who were known for their Indian missionary work.
- When she said her vows for The Sister of Loretto she gave herself a new name. She named herself Teresa- named after Saint Therese of Lisieux.
Causes and Methods
- Mother Teresa was very Catholic
- She was a great worshiper of Mary
- She believed all man kind are children of god
- She believed no matter our colour, religion or nationality should come between one another. We should all get along.
- In 1979 she was awarded with a Nobel Peace Prize.
- From President Reagan she was awarded with honour the Medal of Freedom award.
- She received the "warmest ovation of the United Nation's 40th anniversary celebration."