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Mother Angelica, foundress of EWTN.

How to live Holy Week? Here are Mother Angelica's tips

Apr 12, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

Mother Angelica, the foundress of the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), offered advice, counsel, and prayers to viewers of her... Read more

Cardinal George Pell celebrates the Mass in memory of Mother Angelica at Rome’s Church of Santo Spirito in Sassia, March 27, 2022.

‘Mother Angelica moved mountains’: Full text of Cardinal Pell’s homily at Mass honoring EWTN’s foundress

Mar 29, 2022

By CNA Staff

Cardinal George Pell celebrated a Mass in memory of Mother Angelica in Rome on Laetare Sunday. Read more

Mother Angelica, foundress of EWTN.

Mother Angelica's work still brings inspiration and conversion, six years after her death

Mar 27, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

The foundress of EWTN, Mother Mary Angelica of the Annunciation, died six years ago, but her legacy lives on in... Read more

Mother Angelica, foundress of EWTN.

Why the Stations of the Cross were a daily devotion for Mother Angelica

Mar 17, 2022

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

It is tradition for Catholics around the world to participate in the Stations of the Cross each Friday during Lent.... Read more

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput receives first annual Mother Angelica Award from EWTN CEO Michael P. Warsaw.

Archbishop Chaput honored with first annual Mother Angelica Award

Aug 15, 2021

By CNA Staff

EWTN Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Michael P. Warsaw presented the inaugural award to Chaput during an Aug. 15 ceremony... Read more

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Three times Mother Angelica trusted God to provide for EWTN

Aug 15, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

From its humble beginnings in a garage-turned-studio in Alabama to a global network broadcasting from all around the world, EWTN’s... Read more

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EWTN to present first annual Mother Angelica Award

Aug 10, 2021

By CNA Staff

Michael P. Warsaw, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of EWTN, announced that EWTN will present its first... Read more

The newly elected Abbess and Council of Our Lady of the Angels Monastery in Hanceville, Ala., July 2021. Credit: Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration.

Mother Angelica's monastery elects new abbess, asks for 'continued prayers'

Jul 30, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Mother Mary Paschal has been elected the newest abbess of Our Lady of the Angels Monastery in Hanceville, Alabama, filling... Read more

Cardinal Fernando Filoni celebrates Mass in suffrage of Mother Angelica at the Choir Chapel in St. Peter’s Basilica on March 27, 2021.

Cardinal hails Mother Angelica’s ‘extraordinary’ creativity on fifth anniversary of her death

Mar 27, 2021

Cardinal Fernando Filoni has highlighted the “extraordinary creative capacities” of EWTN founder Mother Angelica on the fifth anniversary of her... Read more

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'The shenanigans' at Mother Angelica's first vows

Mar 27, 2021

By Mary Farrow

If you picture a nun's first profession of vows, you probably picture a serene, peaceful affair with the sisters singing... Read more

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Five years after death, Mother Angelica’s work lives on

Mar 27, 2021

It has been five years since Mother Mary Angelica of the Annunciation, foundress of EWTN, passed away. Read more

Mother Angelica with John Paul II.

Mother Angelica: A female powerhouse in a supposedly sexist Church

Mar 27, 2021

By Mary Farrow

It was September 1987, and Pope John Paul II had just arrived in Los Angeles after traveling around the United... Read more

Archbishop Gänswein to Catholic journalists: Be brave like Mother Angelica

Jan 4, 2021

Archbishop Georg Gänswein urged Catholic journalists Monday to act with the courage of EWTN founder Mother Angelica.  Read more

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Recalling Mother Angelica, prelate says Catholic journalists are to spread the gospel

Mar 27, 2019

The crisis facing the Church today calls Catholic journalists not only to “relentless and fair reporting” but also to spreading... Read more

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Two years after her death, Mother Angelica remembered for faith, determination

Mar 27, 2018

On Tuesday Catholics marked the second anniversary of the death of Mother Angelica, foundress of EWTN Global Catholic Network.  Read more

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We asked and you answered: How Mother Angelica touched your lives

Mar 27, 2018

Here are just a few of the stories from our readers  Read more

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Count on it: Mother Angelica will always be with EWTN, says CEO

Sep 13, 2017

By Kevin J. Jones

Fans of Mother Angelica should know that her influence will not wane at EWTN, where she will always have a... Read more

A little Catholic cowboy brings Mother Angelica to toddlers

Jun 23, 2017

A new animated cowboy named Tomkin has won a Gabriel Award for the EWTN Global Catholic Network.  Read more

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New book collects Mother Angelica's reflections on suffering

Mar 31, 2017

A new book released by EWTN Publishing offers spiritual advice and insight on suffering and spiritual burnout from the late... Read more

Archbishop Rino Fisichella presides at the memorial Mass for Mother Angelica, Vatican City, March 27, 2017.

Vatican official honors Mother Angelica with Mass at St. Peter's

Mar 28, 2017

By Elise Harris

Archbishop Rino Fisichella celebrated Mass in St. Peter's Basilica to mark the one-year anniversary of the passing of Mother Angelica,... Read more