Who is St Teresa?
Mother Teresa is the patron saint of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Calcutta
House Colour: Purple
Feast day: 5th September
Nun and missionary Mother Teresa, known in the Catholic church as Saint Teresa of Calcutta, devoted her life to caring for the sick and poor. In 1979, Mother Teresa received the Nobel Peace Prize for her humanitarian work. She died in September 1997 and was beatified in October 2003.