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A holy life: Milestone years in Mother Teresa’s Life

Mother Teresa Sainthood Updated: Aug 28, 2016 11:05 IST
Poulomi Banerjee
Mother Teresa (1910 - 1997) dedicated her life to the poor, the destitute and the sick. She will be Canonized by the Vatican on September 4.
Mother Teresa (1910 - 1997) dedicated her life to the poor, the destitute and the sick. She will be Canonized by the Vatican on September 4.(Getty Images)

Born: Gonxha Agnes Bojaxhiu on August 26, 1910 in Albania

Entered Loreto Novitiate, came to India: 1929

Was in-charge of St Teresa’s school in Kolkata: 1935

Taught at Loreto St Mary’s: 1937-1948

Received the call to work for the poorest of the poor: 1946

Left Loreto: 1948

Founded Missionaries of Charity: 1950

Founded Missionaries of Charity Brothers: 1963

Founded Missionaries of Charity Fathers: 1984

Died: September 5, 1997

Beatified as Blessed Teresa: October, 2003

To be Canonized: September 4, 2016

Source: Mother Teresa of Calcutta Centre official website

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