Pope Francis made a comment that I think the readers of TAC would enthusiastically endorse:
“She’s in heaven.” The Pope pointed to the sky as he spoke these words to members of EWTN’s Rome bureau, who brought an image of the late Poor Clare nun to his March 30 general audience as a sign of affection and remembrance.
It is said of Stonewall Jackson that angels were sent from Heaven to bring his soul to the abode of the blessed. When they arrived in this Vale of Tears they were mystified at being unable to find his soul. Reporting back to Saint Peter they learned that Jackson had executed a flank march and arrived in Heaven shortly after they left. I rather think a similar event occurred in regard to Mother Angelica, with God summoning her for a live action recreation of some of her memorable barn burning addresses on EWTN. Our loss is Heaven’s gain.