Mother Angelica and Archbishop Toolen

In the late 1950s, Mother Angelica received support from Archbishop Thomas Toolen of the Archdiocese of Mobile to build the Our Lady of the Angels Monastery that was dedicated in May 1962 in Irondale, Jefferson County. In the 1990s, Mother Angelica moved the monastery to the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Hanceville, Cullman County. Here, Mother Angelica, left, is seen displaying a model of the monastery to Toolen and Mother Veronica. The Eternal Word Television Network that was founded in 1980 by Mother Angelica broadcasts from the former monastery.

Courtesy of EWTN Global Catholic Network