This is the second story of my two encounters with Angels. I feel so blessed by the Lord for these experiences. My car was acting up, it must have been the spark plugs, it started to shutter, as I pulled off the side of the rode. I got out of my car. A man came up and helped me put the car hood up. He seemed a little odd, a trench coat, a couple days growth of beard and really understanding eyes. I wasn't thinking about an Angel helping me I was just glad to have the help and he seemed to know what to do and the car was ok then. As I closed the hood I turned around to thank him, only there was no one there. At the time I lived in Oklahoma, the spot I was at, was very flat. He could not have walked that fast that I would not have seen him in the distance. When I got in my car, I said to myself oh my gosh that was an angel. It was the only explanation that fit. I look forward to angel encounters they do not come very often, but when they do, there is no doubt later after going over things in your mind that you were visited by an Angel.
Some may never see with earthly eyes these heavenly beings or know that they exist. Many are unaware of the numerous ways they have protected and guided us. We would like to share with you the stories of people who take pleasure in expressing how real angels are.
St. Saturninus Bishop of Toulouse and Martyr November 29 A.D. 257 St. Saturninus went from Rome by the direction of pope Fabian, about the year 245, to preach the faith in Gaul, ... continue readingMore Saint of the Day
St. Bridget arrived in Ireland a few years after St. Patrick. Her father was an Irish lord named Duptace. As Bridget grew up, she became holier and more pious each day. She loved the poor and would often bring food and clothing to them. One day she gave away a ... continue readingMore Female Saints
St. Michael the Archangel - Feast day - September 29th The name Michael signifies "Who is like to God?" and was the warcry of the good angels in the battle fought in heaven against satan and his followers. Holy Scripture describes St. Michael as "one of the chief ... continue reading
The name Gabriel means "man of God," or "God has shown himself mighty." It appears first in the prophesies of Daniel in the Old Testament. The angel announced to Daniel the prophecy of the seventy weeks. His name also occurs in the apocryphal book of Henoch. He was the ... continue reading
There is a saint called Benedict the Black or Benedict the Moor. He was born a slave near Messina, Italy. He was freed by his master and became a solitary, eventually settling with other hermits at Montepellegrino. He was made superior of the community, but when he was ... continue reading
Imagine being able to sit at the feet of the apostles and hear their stories of life with Jesus from their own lips. Imagine walking with those who had walked with Jesus, seen him, and touched him. That was what Polycarp was able to do as a disciple of Saint John the ... continue reading
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St. Therese helps me understand: "the splendor of the rose and the whiteness of the lily do not take away the perfume of the little violet or the delightful simplicity of the daisy.if all flowers wanted to be roses, nature would lose her springtime beauty, and the ... continue readingMore Christian Saints & Heroes