“I am Albanian by blood. Citizenship, India Regarding faith, I am a Catholic nun. By my vocation, I belong to the world. As far as my heart is concerned, I belong totally to the Heart of Jesus. ”
Sister Teresa made her perpetual profession then becoming
Approx. May 24, 1937
she said, "Jesus' wife" for "all eternity."
Mother Teresa received permission to begin.
Approx. 17 Agosto 1948
he dressed for the first time in the white sari adorned with blue and crossed the doors of his beloved Loreto convent to enter the world of the poor.
October 7, 1950
he new congregation of the Missionaries of Charity was officially established in the Archdiocese of Calcutta.
beginning with the Padmashri Indian Prize
the Nobel Peace Prize
honored his work. She received both the awards and the growing attention "for the glory of God and in the name of the poor."
THE PRAISE DECREE
ranted by Pope Paul VI to the Congregation in February 1965, encouraged Mother Teresa to open a house in Venezuela. This was quickly followed by the foundations of Rome, Tanzania and, successively, on all continents