Feastday Mother Teresa: September 5
When did Mother Teresa live: August 26, 1910 - September 5, 1997
Biography of Mother Teresa:
Nobel Peace Prize 1979, Mother Teresa is one of the most extraordinary examples of a person of strong faith. Her whole life bears witness to the joy of love, the dignity of every person and the value of little things done with love. Moved by the desire to quench the thirst of Jesus for love, Mother Teresa devoted herself to the formation of religious communities dedicated to serving the poorest of the poor. The result are the 610 homes foundations in 123 countries around the world. The life of Mother Teresa of Calcutta came to an end in 1997.
Statues and sculptures of Mother Teresa portrayal, imagery and emblem:
Mother Teresa of Calcutta is traditionally represented with her missionary dress.
Patronage Mother Teresa: None particular