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Mother Angelica Audiobook

Mother Angelica: The Remarkable Story of a Nun, Her Nerve, and a Network of Miracles

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Publisher's Summary

Born Rita Rizzo in Canton, Ohio, Mother Angelica was abandoned by her father and raised in poverty by a mother who suffered suicidal depressions. Awakened to the power of prayer, at age 21 Rita vowed to dedicate her life to God and become a cloistered nun. She expected to spend her life hidden from the world. But Rita's faith compelled her to unlikely endeavors, accomplishing what the highest echelon of the Catholic Church could not.

This engrossing biography traces Mother Angelica's tortured rise to success and exposes for the first time the fierce opposition she faced, inside and outside of her church. It is an inspiring story of survival and proof that one woman's faith can move more than mountains.

©2005 Raymond Arroyo (P)2005 St. Anthony Messenger Press

What the Critics Say

"In Raymond Arroyo's entertaining Mother Angelica, she emerges as a daring entrepreneur who really did do it all for God." (Wall Street Journal)

"Mother Angelica...may well be the patron saint of CEOs. Buy this book and be inspired." (Lee Iacocca)

"A rattling good story of fear, faith, courage and bulldog tenacity--beautifully told." (George Weigel, author of Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II)

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    "Sainthood forthcoming"

    Compelling story of true faith that God shall provide. I especially liked the fact Mother never worked with a budget because it it would limit her donations. Simply amazing how all of Mothers projects like launching two international media entities ( cable station EWTN and radio WEWN) without one dime from the church then go onto to build a 50 million dollar monastery in Alabama of all places!

    I admire her tenacity to stand up to US bishops and how she refused to give up her devotion to Jesus in the Eucharist. Honestly Mother Angelica was a modern day disciple of Christ. Hearing her story is truly faith confirming to me as a recent RCIA and Extraordinary Minister student. She exemplifies what it means to evangelize and devote your life to Jesus.

    A trip to Alabama is on my bucket list because of her story. Thank you Mother for all you've done to preserve the first church of Christ.

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    Anthony Pannone 07-01-16
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    "great story, beautifully told"

    loved it. narrator was great!!! I would totally recommend this audio book. I can't wait to listen to it again

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    Michael A. Demma 06-21-16
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    "inspirational, exiting, comical, a great read,"

    this book was very well done. my daily ministry was effected. my prayers strengthened. I would highly recommend the audible version.

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    Phyllis 06-09-16
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    "Excellent book ... Inspiring"

    the narration was great. the book was inspiring. I recommend it to all those who lack faith in Christ. nothing is impossible with God. mother Angelica's love for Christ is inspirational and motivational to trust in him for all things.

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    Erika Bittner-Bruening Broadview Hts., OH United States 06-02-16
    Erika Bittner-Bruening Broadview Hts., OH United States 06-02-16 Member Since 2014
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    Never would have imagined. Worth the time and attention to know. Listened twice may do it again

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    Ray Hayes 05-31-16
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    "great story"

    What an inspiration Mother Angelica was- especially to those who suffer!! Raymond Arroyo is a good writer but I was not particularly impressed with his narration.

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    Jaye 05-22-16
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    "Great read, inspirational throughout"

    Addicting story. Love the auditory performance too - adds much dimension.

    Thank you to all who published.

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    Nancy 05-03-16
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    A very spiritual and enlightening book that has opened my eyes and deepened my faith. She is an inspiration to all Catholics and the faithful everywhere. Her love for all people of every walk of life and devotion to her lord and spouse Jesus Christ is truly an example to us all. She truly never doubted Jesus would provide and take care of all she needed to follow the path He had for her.

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    Sergio 05-02-16
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    "Enjoyable, a great brave women to know"

    Enjoyed it. Far more fun that I expected. I particularly liked the humanly portrayal of this woman. Nice work.

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    Jude Dubash 04-25-16
    Jude Dubash 04-25-16
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    "Highly recommend "

    Well composed. Well read by narrator. Loved it. You will come away loving Mother Angelica and blessed by her story.

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