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- proper n. A nun who worked among the poor for many decades in India.
- n. A person who is completely unselfish to the point of being saintly.
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- n. Indian nun and missionary in the Roman Catholic Church (born of Albanian parents in what is now Macedonia); dedicated to helping the poor in India (1910-1997)
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Mother Teresa with two other sisters was professed on the feast of the Holy Innocents of that same year, and became the first superioress of the Georgetown
Indicting Andrew Hopkins for kidnapping is like charging Mother Teresa with heresy.
Today there is a new worker in the home, a prospective nun that Mother Teresa calls a “come-and-see”—a newcomer who will work alongside Mother Teresa for several months to try out the ministry and see if it’s something she can devote her life to.