Tag Archives: Mother Angelica

How the ‘pirate nun’ changed a gay man’s life

Paul Darrow went to his first gay beach when he was 15. Soon after, he hitchhiked his way to New York, where there was a thriving gay scene and where he could pursue a career in modeling. Once there, he landed a high-end job as an international model and rubbed elbows with celebrities at clubs

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Ten Catholic women who changed the world

Mary O’Regan profiles 10 Catholic women who transformed the planet with their holiness, untiring work and incredible creativity 1. Phyllis Bowman On May 7 Britain lost arguably its most dynamic fighter for the unborn. Phyllis Bowman was a journalist on Fleet Street before she became involved in the parliamentary struggle for the rights of unborn

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This Ohio mystic mentored Mother Angelica. Was she a saint?

Rhoda Wise, the mystic visionary and reputed stigmatic and miracle worker who played a key role in the life of Mother Angelica, is now the focus of a diocesan inquiry as one of the first steps towards possible canonization. “She was instrumental in the healing of Mother Angelica when she was a teenager,” Karen Sigler,

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