A True Angel Story for The Feast Day of the Guardian Angels

Angels’ deeds are more than simply the stuff of legends, children’s bedtime tales, wishful thinking or fantasies of illiterate, ancient minds. If you close your mind to these messengers of God, they sit like gold in a bank, useless unless we give them permission to act. An angel is a pure spirit created by God. The Old Testament theology included the belief in angels: the … Continue reading A True Angel Story for The Feast Day of the Guardian Angels

7 Qt Friday: Angels? Seriously?

This post is not in the usual format  for 7 Quick Takes but it is a fascinating story of a miracle in our family that I want to share here, in this forum. Raphael Are Angel’s deeds the stuff of legends, children’s bedtime tales, wishful thinking or fantasies of illiterate, ancient minds? Not for our family; we have witnessed too many inexplicable events, multiplication and … Continue reading 7 Qt Friday: Angels? Seriously?

Angels We Have Heard on High

Angels we have on heard high Sweetly singing ore the plains And the mountains in reply Echoing their joyous strains Gloria in excelsis Deo Gloria in excelsis Deo This is the time of year that even the secular world focuses on angels. Soak in the images of angels, the first heralds of the Good news to the poor as well as Gabriel who even announced … Continue reading Angels We Have Heard on High

7 Quick Takes on Angels?

ANGELS?  SERIOUSLY? 1. Are  angel’s deeds the stuff of legends, children’s bedtime tales, wishful thinking or the creation of illiterate, ancient minds?  Not for our family; we have seen too many inexplicable events, multiplication and miracles Man has closed his mind to theses messengers of God, guides and defenders so they wait idly for the modern Catholic to wake up to their existence. They sit like … Continue reading 7 Quick Takes on Angels?