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1. Saint, known as Teresa of Avila. 1515--82, Spanish nun and mystic. She reformed the Carmelite order and founded 17 convents. Her writings include a spiritual autobiography and The Way to Perfection. Feast day: Oct. 15
2. Mother, original name Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu. 1910--97, Indian Roman Catholic missionary, born in Skopje, now in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, of Albanian parents: noted for her work among the starving in Calcutta; Nobel peace prize 1979

Teresa

of Ávila, St. religious contemplation brought her spiritual ecstasy. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 318]
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Teresa, who is married to Stuart, 42, an HGV driver, and has three children Maddy, 19, Neeve, 13, and Caleb, nine, had already had six months off following her diagnosis with a rare type of thyroid cancer at the start of the year and surgery to remove her thyroid and 28 lymph nodes.
A mass of pilgrims flooded the Vatican on Sunday to celebrate the highly anticipated canonization of Mother Teresa, an event that Catholics and non-Catholics alike had looked forward to since the nun's death in 1997.
The incident that took place when Mother Teresa was Headmistress of Loreto St Mary's School Entally for Indian children, situated in the same campus of Loreto School Entally for European and Anglo-Indian girls, was a life changer.
Mother Teresa devoted her entire life serving the poor and destitute people in India and her work has been recognised and acclaimed throughout the world.
Brian Kolodiejchuk, a postulator or advocate for the cause of canonization, to consider ways to create an organizational structure--separate from the cause office--that would enable the promotion of, and devotion to, Mother Teresa.
The National Bank issues this coin on the occasion canonization of Mother Teresa for Saint scheduled for September this year.