Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu or otherwise more commonly known as Mother Teresa was born in Skopje, Macedonia on August 26th, 1919 (“Mother Teresa”). Mother Teresa was the youngest of three children, her older sister’s name was Aga and her older brother’s name was Lazar. Mother Teresa’s father was an entrepreneur while her mother was a participant in local church activities. When she was just eight years old Mother Teresa’s father had passed away leaving her discouraged and heartbroken. Mother Teresa attended Loreto Abbey from 1928-1929 in order to learn English; she was eighteen when she had first enrolled in the school. When she
was 12 years old, Mother Teresa had felt a strong calling and spiritual connections from God and from that point forward she knew she would be a missionary, and at the age of eighteen Mother Teresa had left her home to join the Sisters of Loreto, a group of Irish nuns that were dedicated to apostolic work within the Church (“Mother Teresa- Biographical”).
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