When I was 6 or 7 years old, I almost got hit by a train walking home from school. I was with a couple of my friends, both a year younger than I was. Usually the lights flash, the ramp closes and I can hear the loud noise of the train coming. On this day, the lights did not flash. The ramp didn't go down and I didn't hear the train until it was very close by. I walked across the train tracks, stopping midway when I heard a group of people yelling at me. I couldn't hear what they were saying. I turned to my left and saw a train coming at me, full speed. I couldn't move. I was paralyzed with fright. At that moment I felt something give me a push and I ran across the tracks to the other side. I was safe and my friends were safe. A human did not save my life that day. An angel did. I never saw it but I felt it. I never told anyone about the spirit that saved me but from that day on, I believed in angels with my whole heart. Thank you to the Angel that was with me and my friends that day. I love you.
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.
Benedictine monk, called Theristus or "Harvester." He was of Calabrian lineage, born in Sicily. His mother was a slave of the Saracens. John escaped at a young age and became a monk. continue readingMore Saint of the Day
St. Agatha, also known as Agatha of Sicily, is one of the most highly venerated virgin martyrs of the Catholic Church. It is believed that she was born around 231 in either Catania or Palermo, Sicily to a rich and noble family. From her very early years, the notably ... continue readingMore Female Saints
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
St. Gabriel is an angel who serves as a messenger for God to certain people. He is one of the three archangels. Gabriel is mentioned in both the Old and the New Testaments of the Bible. First, in the Old Testament, Gabriel appears to the prophet Daniel to explain his ... continue reading
St. Joan de Lestonnac was born in Bordeaux, France, in 1556. She married at the age of seventeen. The happy marriage produced four children, but her husband died suddenly in 1597. After her children were raised, she entered the Cistercian monastery at Toulouse. Joan ... continue reading
Franciscan missionary and traveler. Born Odoric Mattiussi at Villanova, near Pordenone, Italy, he entered the Franciscans in 1300 and became a hermit. After several years, he took to preaching in the region of Udine, northern Italy, attracting huge crowds ... continue reading
By Marshall Connolly, (California Network)
If you are an American, today is Thanksgiving. Hopefully today you have made a point to attend Mass and to give thanks to God for all His blessings. If you are not American, today's holiday is a reminder that God deserves thanks from all His creation. We pray you will ... continue readingMore Christian Saints & Heroes