Irondale, AL (EWTN) – EWTN will commemorate the first anniversary of the death of its iconic Foundress, Mother Mary Angelica, with a series of events, including a Holy Hour, Divine Office, two Masses, and three special programs that originally aired on the date of Mother’s death.
“As we approach the first anniversary of the death of Mother Angelica, I am reminded of the many ways her example continues to guide our mission and inspires all of us here at EWTN,” said EWTN Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael P. Warsaw. “She remains for us a guiding light as we make our way through these very secular and troubled times."
We invite EWTN viewers, and those who would like to know more about EWTN’s Foundress, to tune in for the following special programs:
- 4:30 p.m. ET, Sunday, March 26: In Memoriam: A Look Back to Mother Angelica’s Passing: This 90-minute encore special features EWTN Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael P. Warsaw, EWTN President & COO Doug Keck, “World Over Live” Host Raymond Arroyo, “Journey Home” Host Marcus Grodi, and “Women of Grace” Host Johnnette Benkovic.
- 6 p.m. ET, Sunday, March 26: Holy Hour on the One Year Anniversary of Mother’s Passing: Live from the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Hanceville, Ala.
- 7 p.m. ET, Sunday, March 26: Remembering Mother: This “World Over” encore special, with Host Raymond Arroyo, features clips of some of Mother’s best television moments throughout the years.
- 4 p.m. ET, Monday, March 27: In Memoriam: A Look Back to Mother Angelica’s Passing: This 90-Minute encore with EWTN’s friars is hosted by Fr. Mark Mary.
- 7:30 a.m. ET, Monday, March 27: Divine Office In Memoriam at Hanceville Shrine.
- 8 a.m. ET, Money March 27: Memorial Mass at Our Lady of the Angels Chapel on EWTN’s Irondale campus.
- Noon ET, Monday, March 27: Holy Mass on the One Year Anniversary of Mother’s Passing: Celebrated by Birmingham Bishop Robert J. Baker, with a homily by Fr. Mark Mary.
"Over the past year, I have heard so many moving stories from people all over the world about what Mother meant to them,” Warsaw said. “Her legacy lives on through EWTN and through the lives of everyone who was impacted by her."
EWTN Global Catholic Network, in its 36th year, is the largest religious media network in the world. EWTN’s 11 TV channels are broadcast in multiple languages 24 hours a day, seven days a week to over 268 million television households in more than 145 countries and territories. EWTN services also include radio services transmitted through SIRIUS/XM, iHeart Radio, and over 500 domestic and international AM & FM radio affiliates; a worldwide shortwave radio service; the largest Catholic website in the U.S.; electronic and print news services, including “The National Catholic Register” newspaper, and two global wire services; as well as a publishing arm.