When I was 21, I was heading to a club with 2 friends. As I got ready, I started feeeling really odd then it became clear to me that my friend and I were going to get into an accident and I would not walk away from it. This was before cell phones...I had to wait for my friend to tell her I could not go with her since she had already left her house when had this revelation. When I opened my door to tell her I would not be going, I felt a strong hand on each shoulder holding me back (I was alone in the room) - once I told my friend I couldn't go with her (I also told her I had a bad feeling she was going to get into an accident), the hands and the odd feeling went away. On the way home from the club, my friend got into a car accident and totalled the passenger side of the car, where I would have been. She was fine, the passenger side of the car was empty and destroyed.
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.
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Saint Michael the Archangel isn't a saint, but rather he is an angel, and the leader of all angels and of the army of God. This is what the title "Archangel" means, that he is above all the others in rank. St. Michael has four main responsibilities or offices, as we ... continue reading
Barbara lived in the 4th century and brought up as a heathen. A tyrannical father, Dioscorus, had kept her jealously secluded in a lonely tower which he had built for that purpose. Here, in her forced solitude, she gave herself to prayer and study, and contrived to ... continue reading
When Sulpicius Severus first met Martin of Tours he was stunned. Not only did the bishop offer him hospitality at his residence -- a monk's cell in the wilderness instead of a palace -- but Martin washed Sulpicius' hands before dinner and his feet in the evening. But ... continue reading
By Deacon Keith Fournier
This great defender of the faith insisted on the central claim of Christianity: God can be known and loved-indeed, that is why He came into our midst in the person of His Son; so that through a relationship with Jesus Christ, man could participate in the very ... continue readingMore Christian Saints & Heroes