Her Name Means Rose: The Rhoda Wise Story
The entire story of this Wife, Mother, Convert and Stigmatist from Canton Ohio. (paperback, 195 pages)
After graduating from McKinley high school in 1941, Rita Rizzo (Mother Angelica) had a stomach ailment that required medical attention. Tests revealed serious abnormalities in her stomach and intestines. The pain continued to worsen with no alleviation. Medical treatment failed to relieve her suffering until Rhoda instructed Rita to make a novena to St. Therese of Lisieux, imploring the Lord to heal her stomach ailment. On the ninth day Rita's stomach was completely healed.
Learn more about the early life of Mother Angelica, who was the founder of the largest religious media network in the world, Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN).