Those with this charism are compelled to share uniquely in God’s love and compassion and are moved to respond in a practical way to the suffering of others, without condition or expectation, to relieve physical, spiritual, or emotional suffering, with charity and personal concern.
The remarkable woman who would be known as Mother Teresa began life named Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu. Born on August 26, 1910 in Skopje, she was the youngest child born to Nikola and Drane Bojaxhiu. Receiving her First Communion at the age of five, she was confirmed in November 1916. Her father died while she was only eight years old leaving her family in financial straits.
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