Mother Angelica

Irondale, Ala., Mar 31, 2016 / 04:37 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Mother Mary Angelica of the Annunciation, founder of EWTN, passed away Easter Sunday after a lengthy struggle with the aftereffects of a stroke. She was 92 years old.

Mother Angelica founded EWTN out of a garage in Alabama in 1981, and it has since become the largest religious media network in the world. Her work touched the lives of many people across the world. We asked our readers to share their stories of how Mother Angelica influenced them, and we were overwhelmed by the flood of responses. Here are just a few of the stories from our readers, edited for clarity:

“I remember about seven years ago, I was suicidally depressed. I did not want to live, I could not even think of a reason to go on. Just utter blackness all around. I came across one of Mother Angelica’s books. She helped bring me out of the darkness with her firm faith, wisdom and love. It made all the difference and with the Virgin Mary’s help, I have a whole new life in Christ today. A solid joyful life! Thank you Mother Angelica!”

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