Posts Tagged ‘Mother Angelica’

The spiritual legacy of Mother Angelica Comments 2

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Mother Angelica, one of the most significant figures in the post-conciliar Catholic Church in America, has died after a fourteen-year struggle with the after effects of a stroke. I can attest that, in “fashionable” Catholic circles during the eighties and nineties of the last century, it was almost de rigueur to make fun of Mother Angelica. She Read more

Pope Francis pays tribute to founder of Catholic TV network Comments 0

Friday, April 1st, 2016

Pope Francis has offered a special blessing for Mother Mary Angelica of the Annunciation, founder of the largest Roman Catholic television network in the United States, who died on Easter Sunday. The cloistered Franciscan nun died at the age of 92 due to complications of a stroke. “She’s in heaven,” Pope Francis told members of Read more

EWTN founder Mother Angelica on feeding tube Comments 0

Friday, December 4th, 2015

Catholic media pioneer Mother Mary Angelica has been put on a feeding tube as her health had been slowly declining. The founder of the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) is in a stable condition. Her doctors felt it necessary to put her on a feeding tube to ensure that she is receiving proper nutrition. Mother Read more

Media priest Fr Benedict Groeschel dies Comments 0

Friday, October 10th, 2014

Franciscan Fr Benedict Groeshel, who was well known for his prolific writings and often controversial views, has died in the United States aged 81. A trained psychologist, he was a fixture on Mother Angelica’s Eternal Word Television Network, better known as EWTN. With other Capuchin priests, he formed the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, based Read more