As the teenager Rita Rizzo, the recently deceased Mother Angelica had a good friend, an older woman named Rhoda Wise. Many thought Rhoda – a stigmatist similar to Therese Neumann – was a saint in her lifetime.
Now Rhoda may be on her way to beatification. See here for more.
Also, that 19-year-old on the far right? That’s Rita Rizzo. Rest in peace, Mother.