Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Books blog: Discover Mother Angelica’s genius in her straightforward meditations

Francis Phillips writes:

A book of the late nun's short meditations is perfect reflection of this down-to-earth holy woman
I have just been reading a small book, published by ETWN, entitledPraying with Mother Angelica. They are all short meditations on the Rosary, the Way of the Cross and other well-known prayers and were first published in the 1970s when Mother Angelica’s nuns started printing her devotional writings at Our Lady of the Angels Monastery in Alabama. Amazingly, they were soon producing over 25,000 copies of these pamphlets every day – rather reminiscent of St Maximilian Kolbe’s own publishing venture at his Franciscan monastery in Poland before the war. An apostolate blessed by the Holy Spirit will always flourish.
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