Mother Teresa Takes Religious Vows in India

Mother Teresa Takes Religious Vows in India

Mother Teresa of Calcutta
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Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu adopts the name Teresa when she takes her first religious vows as a nun.

Bojaxhiu had hoped to adopt the name Thérèse de Lisieux, patron saint of missionaries, but opts instead for Teresa because another nun in the same convent already has this name.



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