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Mother teresa

  1. 1. GROUP MEMBERSH. M. Suresh 2009/S/ 11827 S10334D. G. S. Wijayasuriya 2009/S/11631 S10116A.W.M.D.Ariyarathne 2009/S/11463 S10230A. P. P. Asanka 2009/S/11464 S10122N. H. M. J. C. Peiris 2009/S/11572 S10155
  2. 2. A woman who hasdedicated her life tohelping the poor, the sick,and the dying around theworld
  3. 3. MOTHER TERESAPeacemaker, Pioneer,Legend
  4. 4. ABOUTMOTHERTERESA
  5. 5.  Born in Skopje, Macedonia in1910 Attended the Institute of theBlessed Virgin Mary On May 24, 1931, she tookher initial vows as a nun In 1948 she receivedpermission from hersuperiors to leave theconvent school and devoteherself to working amongthe poorest of the poor in theslums of Calcutta Started to work in the“Missionaries of Charity”
  6. 6. VISION OFMOTHERTERESA
  7. 7. To feed the hungry andcare for the dying andthereby bringing theGospel of Jesus and hislove to the poor
  8. 8. “I can do things you cannot,you can do things I cannot,together we can do greatthings…..”-Mother Theresa
  9. 9. SWOTSTRENGTHSWEAKNESSOPPORTUNITIESTHREATS
  10. 10. STRENGTHS Ability to effectively handle the physical world Capable of managing practical affairs For her the bottom line was practicality Theories meant little to Mother Theresa Strong urge to be useful and productive Patience
  11. 11. WEAKNESSES Ability to analyze herself in an objective way Did not readily adapt to new ideas or people Tend to distrust people who communicate freely Trouble dealing with emotions
  12. 12. OPPORTUNITIES Opportunity to train in Dublin after she joined‘Sisters of Loreto’ To teach at St. Marys High School in Calcutta, from1931 to 1948 She was joined by voluntary helpers, and financialsupport was also forthcoming Theresa received Vatican permission on 7 October1950 to start the diocesan congregation that wouldbecome the Missionaries of Charity With the help of Indian officials she converted anabandoned Hindu temple into the Kalighat home forthe dying, a free hospice for the poor
  13. 13. THREATS Had no income and had to resort to begging for foodand supplies Experienced doubt and loneliness The temptation to return to the comfort of conventlife during her early career She suffered a heart attack in Rome in 1983, whilevisiting Pope John Paul After a second attack in 1989, she received anartificial pacemaker Broke her collar bone and suffered from malaria alsofor a long time
  14. 14. “By blood, I am Albanian.By citizenship, an Indian.By faith, I am a Catholic nun. As tomy calling,I belong to the world.As to my heart, I belong entirely to theHeart of Jesus….”-Mother Theresa
  15. 15. SERVICES ANDACHIEVEMENTS
  16. 16. SERVICES Helped the poor destitute, sick, orphaned, and dyingchildren and people Taught at St. Mary’s High School, Calcutta from 1931to 1948 Started an open-air school for slum children inCalcutta Opened the first AIDS clinic in the United States Ran orphanages and places for old crippled peoplewho were the "unwanted" of society
  17. 17. ACHIEVEMENTS Started Missionaries of Charity in 1950 In 1962 won the Pandra Shri prize for "extraordinaryservices." Received the Pope John XXIII Peace Prize in 1971 In 1979 received the Nobel Peace Prize Received an award called the John F. KennedyInternational Award Received the Templeton Award for progress inreligion Also received the Jawaharlal Nehru Award Won about 126 awards in her lifetime
  18. 18. LESSONS TO BETAKEN
  19. 19. Risk taking and bending rules for the goodPracticabilityBeginning so simpleDedicated to workNot giving up
  20. 20. SUGGESTIONSFROM US……
  21. 21.  Should not have been so much emotional whendealing with sick and poor Should have trusted people a bit more whocommunicated freely Should have been more flexible with rapidly changingideas
  22. 22. WHY WECHOSE HER
  23. 23.  A great humanitarian A symbol of the greatest characteristics ever,patience, loyalty, humbleness A role model of selflessness
  24. 24. THANK YOU

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