Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu commonly known as Mother Teresa was an Albanian–born Indian Roman Catholic nun. “By blood, I am Albanian. By citizenship, an Indian. By faith, I am a Catholic nun. As to my calling, I belong to the world. As to my heart, I belong entirely to the Heart of Jesus.” In late 2003 she was beatified, the third step toward possible sainthood. A second miracle credited to Mother Teresa is required before she can be recognized as a saint by the Catholic church. Mother Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic religious congregation, which in 2012 consisted of over 4,500 sisters and is active in 133 countries. Members of the order must adhere to the vows of chastity, poverty and obedience, and the fourth vow, to give "Wholehearted and Free service to the poorest of the poor". The Missionaries of Charity at the time of her death had 610...
Swati Kain updated the Blog
on Mar 06, 2013 , 12:07 pm
Just received an amazing mail from a stranger who made me think what does a miss india candidate represent? Is it the dress on their skin or the skin on their bones? Or how skillfully they can catwalk in high heels, wear a skimpy swimsuit, or slant their hips (hahaha) while giving a 60 second speech on how they love mother teresa. Think about it!!! more »
One thing that sets me apart
I am a modern indian woman with a dash of desi spirit and whole lot of traditional values. I am here to create an identity for myself without compromising on my beliefs. My passion to excel comes from the immense faith my family has given me. If I am confident today, it's because my mother has taught me to be like this always. This aura sets me apart from all. more »
One thing I would ask for?
The Miss India crown, I want to win this title most importantly for my mother for she has inspired me, helped me and believed in me. I would like to keep the title but the crown would seem more appropriate on her head. more »