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BIOGRAPHY -born august 26 1910 -baptized august 27 in Macedonia -family is Albanian and catholic though the majority of the Albanians are muslim -educated and raised by her mother -father died at age 9 - She helped a father who had difficulties with the language to teach catechism and read a lot about Slovenian and Croatian missionaries in India -she had her first calling at age 12 -she decided at age 18 to serve god and his will by joining our Sisters of our Lady of Loreto in India -1928 sent to Calcutta to be trained to be a teacher and given name Sister Teresa -1929 taught secondary school in Calcutta St Marys High School -1937 takes final vows as a nun -1946 While riding a train to the mountain town of Darjeeling to recover from suspected tuberculosis she said she received a calling from God to serve him among the poorest of the poor -1947 Permitted to leave her order and moves to Calcuttas slums to set up her first school -March 19 1949 the first girl joined MT -1950 Founds the order of Missionaries of Charity -1962 Wins her first prize for her humanitarian work the Padma Shri award for distinguished service Over the years she uses the money from such prizes to found dozens of new homes -1982 Persuades Israelis and Palestinians to stop shooting long enough to rescue 37 retarded children from a hospital in besieged Beirut -1983 Has a heart attack while in Rome visiting Pope John Paul II -1985 Awarded Medal of Freedom the highest US civilian award -1989 Has a second and nearly fatal attack Doctors implant a pacemaker -1990 Announces her intention to resign and a conclave of sisters is called to choose successor In a secret ballot Mother Teresa is re-elected with only one dissenting vote -- her own -- and withdraws request to step down -1991 Suffers pneumonia in Tijuana Mexico leading
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