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Five suggestions from Mother Angelica for Holy Week

Mar 24, 2024

By Walter Sánchez Silva

Mother Angelica, foundress of EWTN, offered recommendations for Holy Week that continue to be wise and practical to this day. Read more

Michael Ham, 33, suffers from a rare form of muscular dystrophy. He wants his last trip to be a visit to the campus of EWTN to say “thank you” to Mother Angelica and to the network for their role in his life.

Man with muscular dystrophy to visit EWTN as his last wish

Aug 5, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Michael Ham wants his last trip to be a visit to the campus of EWTN to say “thank you” to... Read more

On July 22, Sister Mary Regina of the Holy Angels, the first religious sister to join Mother Angelica’s monastery in Irondale, Alabama, died after a battle with cancer at 78.

Mother Angelica’s ‘first daughter’ Sister Regina dies

Jul 28, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Sister Regina first met Mother Angelica, founder of EWTN, while the former was a student at John Carroll High School... Read more

Michael Warsaw attends a Solemn Mass for the 100th birthday of Mother Angelica in Rome, April 20, 2023.

EWTN CEO Michael Warsaw reflects on life and legacy of Mother Angelica on her 100th birthday

Apr 20, 2023

By CNA Staff

In this exclusive interview, Michael Warsaw speaks to Montse Alvarado about his personal relationship with and memories of Mother Angelica. Read more

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Mother Angelica’s early years: a religious awakening born in the streets of Canton

Apr 20, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

In honor of Mother Angelica’s 100th birthday, we look at her life growing as the only child of a single... Read more

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

Mar 25, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

It is tradition for Catholics to participate in the Stations of the Cross during Lent. But for EWTN foundress Mother... Read more

EWTN Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael P. Warsaw presents the 2022 Mother Angelica Award to former NFL star and coach Danny Abramowicz in honor of his lifetime of service to the new evangelization.

EWTN honors former NFL star Danny Abramowicz with 2022 Mother Angelica Award

Dec 12, 2022

By CNA Staff

The annual award recognizes those who have dedicated their lives to serving the Church and bringing others into a deeper... Read more

Cardinal Pietro Parolin speaks at an EWTN dinner in Frascati, Italy, Oct. 19, 2022.

Cardinal Parolin to EWTN: Truth must be ‘fearlessly upheld’

Oct 21, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Vatican’s Secretary of State told employees and collaborators of EWTN this week that the truth must be “fearlessly upheld”... Read more

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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

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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

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