There are very few people around the around the world that would take time from their life to help people consistently. Her father encouraged his children to be generous and compassionate to those less fortunate.
Afterward she was sent to Calcutta, where she was assigned to teach at Saint Mary's High School for Girls, a school run by the Loreto Sisters and dedicated to teaching girls from the city's poorest Bengali families. InAgnes took her final vows to become a nun and has done much great work in the world since.
By the time she was 18 she had left home and joined the Sisters of Loreto, never to see her mother or sister again. Of free choice, my God, and out of love for you, I desire to remain and do whatever be your Holy will in my regard. As to my calling, I I want you to pray for me—that I let Him have [a] free hand.