By: Paula Garon
This isn't the first time I survived a car accident that could of been deadly. The first accident I had was when I was 17. My mom claims it as her story and her angel she actually saw but either way my life was spared. It was a rainy, hot, summer day in Florida. I was driving around a curve and the road was slick. I slammed on my breaks and lost control of my car. I slid into the other lane hitting an oncoming vehicle. I remember clearly feeling that loss of control and shouting "God help me!" as the car hit the other car head on and spun around. I hit my ear on the mirror and bruised my body. I remember laying on the ground with many people standing over me. My mom said when she arrived at the accident which was less than 1/4 mile from our home she feared the worse. She saw a crowd of people hovering around me. She said she first saw a woman with gray slicked back hair and beautiful skin. She said this woman touched her shoulder and said I was going to be alright. When my mom finally got to me and saw I was okay she was relieved. She looked back around but could not find that woman anywhere. She believes it was my guardian angel. I do too!
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.
Abbot and disciple of St. Anthony the Great, companion of St. Hesychius. He was born in Tabatha, Palestine, and was educated in Alexandria, Egypt. He stayed with St. Anthony in the desert there ... continue readingMore Saint of the Day
Saint Emma, also known as Emma of Lesum, or Emma of Stiepel, lived in the city that is Bremen today. She is the first female inhabitant of the city to be known by name. Emma lived in the early 11th century, and was born into the Immedinger family. The Immedingers were ... 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
Olympias born into a wealthy noble Constantinople family. She was orphaned when a child and was given over to the care of Theodosia by her uncle, the prefect Procopius. She married Nebridius, also a prefect, was widowed soon after, refused several offers of marriage, ... continue reading
The people of Olkusz in Bohemia in 1431 had every reason to be suspicious of their new pastor. They knew what a Cracow professor would think of their small rural town. But even more insulting, their town was once again being used as a dumping ground for a priest who ... continue reading
By Billy Atwell
In the face of the current "witch-hunts" endured by some of our Bishops, let us remember a hero on October 17, the feast of St. Ignatius of Antioch. St. Ignatius of Antioch is a bishop and martyr of the Church who died in the year 107. He was torn ... continue readingMore Christian Saints & Heroes