Mother Teresa’s birthday celebrated

The Missionaries of Charity nuns organized special prayers.

Posted on August 27, 2012, 7:25 AM

Kolkata:The Missionaries of Charity today held special prayers at its headquarters here to celebrate the 103rd birth anniversary of Mother Teresa.

Sister Prema, their superior general, said everyone remembered the ‘saint of the gutters’ for her teachings and sought her continual blessings.

“God gave Mother Teresa to the world that it may know that they are loved and that they are children of God, brothers and sisters of each other,” she said.

She urged people to follow Blessed Teresa’s teachings and spread the message of love and compassion.

Mother Teresa died on September 5, 1997 at the age of 87.

She came to India in 1929 at the age of 18 and took up teaching and became an Indian citizen in 1948.Mother Teresa received several national and international awards for social service during her lifetime.

They included the Bharat Ratna, the Magsaysay Award in 1962, the Pope John XXIII Peace Prize in 1971, the John F Kennedy International Award in 1971 and the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979.

Source: Zeenews

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English: This is the portrait of Mother Teresa

                            The portrait of Mother Teresa                                 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: The Bharat Rathna Medal given to

 

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