♥♥ Mother Teresa's 100th Birthday ♥♥ - INDIA

 
Mother Teresa

    If you judge people, you have no time to love them
                            - Mother Teresa

Hundreds of devotees gathered in West Bengal to celebrate Mother Teresa’s 100th birthday....
A special Mass was held at the cathedral ahead of her birthday, which falls on Wednesday.
Albanian born Mother Teresa made Kolkata her home and dedicated her life to the service of poor and destitute children.Her wisdom and nobility spread far and wide and was adopted by many.
.Mother Teresa died on September 5, 1997 at the age of 87. She was well known as the 'Saint of the Gutter' for her extraordinary love and dedication to poor, homeless and diseased people.[Beatriz Tubela, Devotee from Spain]: (English) ((Cut last sentence))  "I came here because this year is the 100th anniversary of Mother Teresa, so, I would like to give her tribute because of all the good things that she did in this world (which) is nowadays full of violence and poor people." Mother Teresa was beautified by the pope in October 2003, paving the way for her canonization as a saint.She came to India in 1929 at the age of 18 and took up teaching and became an Indian citizen in 1948.
The nun started working in slums and later set up her Missionaries of Charity, which was approved by the Vatican in 1950.The organization now runs more than 500 charity homes in over 100 countries.Mother Teresa received several national and international awards for social service during her lifetime.



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