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The Gospels: Mother Teresa

Year 10 Religion

Resources in Oliver

Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies.  Search the Bennies catalogue Oliver for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS..

Catholic Online

The remarkable woman who would be known as Mother Theresa 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.


A long interview is interspersed with footage of the various houses she set up to educate children and care for orphans, the poor and the sick. In the interview, Mother Teresa speaks candidly on issues of celibacy, contraception, abortion, euthanasia and the AIDS centres she has established.


Find out about the life and charitable works of Mother Teresa, known as one of the great humanitarians of the 20th century, in this mini biography.


Mother Teresa was the founder of the Order of the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic congregation of women dedicated to helping the poor. Considered one of the 20th Century's greatest humanitarians, she was canonized as Saint Teresa of Calcutta in 2016.

Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Welcome to the Official Mother Teresa Website of the Missionaries of Charity. Learn more about Mother Teresa, her Life, Work, Mission & Spirituality.



Timeline for the life of Mother Teresa