First came the miracle. Then, 70 years ago Aug. 15, she laid the foundation for all that would follow.
While millions of people glory in EWTN, the international broadcast empire Mother Mary Angelica of the Annunciation built — the one that has brought hope and healing to those inside and outside of the Catholic Church for more than 30 years — few appreciate that it all stands on a decision made by Mother Angelica when she was 21 years of age.
Among the many impressive traits of Mother Mary Angelica, her willingness to embrace risk and even suffer in her pursuit of God’s will has always stood out.
Seventy years ago this month, Rita Rizzo, a vivacious, wounded girl from a broken home, took...READ MORE