Mother Teresa 1910-1997
Mother Teresa saw Jesus is the "distressing disguise" of
the poor and suffering. Born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu on August 26,
1910, Mother Teresa was baptized in Skopje, Yugoslavia, her family
being part of the Albanian community. She entered the convent
of the Sisters of Loreto in Dublin, Ireland, at the age of 18.
One year later, in 1929, she began her missionary work as a teacher