Mother Teresa of Calcutta was a light, humble, sincerely, with signs of labor and time, passed through this life spreading love, faith and hope. She was a woman that acompañaba the moribundos untilthe moment God want to call them. She defended life and was against abortion
She became famous sin ella buscarlo, doing typical woman labors, alimentando, consolando, healing the needy, etc. All herlife and work was a testimonio de alegría de amar, of the greatness and dignity of each person.
She was born in Skopje in August 26, 1910 and died in September 5, 1997. Her real name was Agnes, butshe took Teresa in honor of a french monja. At the age of twelve, she felt strongly the call of God. She knew she had to be a missionary to spread the love of Christ. When she was 18, ingresó en laorden of “Sisters of Loreto”, leaving her parental home in Skopje. From 1931 to 1948 Mother Teresa taught at St. Mary's High School in Calcutta, but the suffering and poverty she glimpsed outside theconvent walls made such a deep impression on her that in 1948 she received permission from her superiors to leave the convent school and devote herself to working among the poorest of the poor in theslums of Calcutta. Although she had no funds, she depended on Divine Providence, and started an open-air school for slum children. Soon she was joined by voluntary helpers, and financial support was alsoforthcoming. This made it possible for her to extend the scope of her work. Two years later le dieron la ciudadanía of India. In the same year, Papa Pío XII le contendió the permission of being aindependent monja. She made a fundación of missionaries called "The Missionaries of Charity", whose primary task was to love and care for those persons nobody was prepared to look after. MotherTeresa´s work has been recognized and acclaimed throughout the world and she has received a number of awards and distinctions, including the Pope John XXIII Peace Prize in 1971 and the Nehru Prize for her...
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