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Mother teresa

  1. 1. Mother Teresa Anjezë Gonxha Bojaxhi
  2. 2. Overview  early life  work in India  missionaries of charity  awards ©Besim Alili
  3. 3. Early life catholic-girl school in shkodra 26. August 1910 in Üsküp (Skopje – Macedonia) join the Sisters of Loreto Nikollë Bojaxhi Dranafile Bojaxhi Anjezë Gonxha Bojaxhi grew up in a wealthy catholic Albanian family Anjezë Gonxha Bojaxhi 1929 arrived in India ©Besim Alili
  4. 4. “By blood, I am Albanian. By citizenship, an Indian. By faith, I am a Catholic nun. As to my calling, I belong to the world. As to my heart, I belong entirely to the heart of Jesus." ©Besim Alili
  5. 5. Work in India  1929 teach geographie and history in Bengal  1937 became head teacher took her final promise  In 1946 she got the calling to work with the poor  began missionary work with the poor of Calcutta  1948 she took Indian citizenship and opened her first school in Motjhil to serve the homeless and starving. ©Besim Alili
  6. 6. Missionaries of Charity  1950 she started the missionaries of charity  13 nuns now there are over 4,000  they expanded their ministry to other countries  advocate for the poor and helpless  Missionaries care for those who include  refugees  ex-prostitutes  the mentally ill  sick children  abandoned children  lepers  people with AIDS  the aged ©Besim Alili
  7. 7. Awards 1962 - Ramon Magsaysay Award 1971 - Pope John XXIII peace prize 1975 - Albert Schweizer international prize 1976 - Pacem in Terris award 1978 - Balzon prize 1979 - Noble Peace Prize 1983 - Order of Merit 1985 - Medal of Freedom 1989 – Woman of the world 1994 - Golden Honour of the Nation [Albania] 1996 - Honorary citizenship of USA ©Besim Alili 2003 - Beatification
  8. 8. Mother Teresa meets… ©Besim Alili
  9. 9.  5. September 1997 ©Besim Alili
  10. 10. “We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.” “Peace begins with a smile.” “If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.” ©Besim Alili

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