Tuesday October 11th 2011

Thought for the Day

“Peace begins with a smile.”

~ Mother Teresa
(1910-1997)



*Mother Teresa (Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu)

Born: 26 August 1910 Üsküb, Vilayet of Kosovo, Ottoman Empire (today’s Skopje)
Died: 5 September 1997 (Age 87) Calcutta, India

A Catholic nun of Albanian ethnicity and Indian citizenship, who founded the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, India in 1950. For over 45 years she ministered to the poor, sick, orphaned, and dying, while guiding the Missionaries of Charity’s expansion, first throughout India and then in other countries. Following her death she was beatified by Pope John Paul II and given the title Blessed Teresa of Calcutta.

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