I recently lost my baby who was born at 28 weeks and lived for 45 minutes on 8th July 2013. About a week later me and my partner were at home and had just woken up my partner asked if I wanted a duo of tea then went off to make one. He went into the living room where the door had been closed all night and looked across at the picture of our beautiful baby girl and as he did something caught his eye in the mirror over the fireplace. He looked across and the most beautiful, colourful butterfly was sat on his shoulder.
He shouted me to come quickly and when I went in the room the butterfly had fluttered over to the window I couldn't believe what had happened, I opened the door next to the window and let the butterfly fly out. As butterfly's are connected with babys and baby losses I know this was our guardian angel letting us know our baby was safe and in heaven with God.
Other things have also happened during my life where I know without doubt my guardian angel has kept me safe and will be forever grateful.
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. John was born at Capistrano, Italy in 1385, the son of a former German knight in that city. He studied law at the University of Perugia and practiced as a lawyer in the courts of Naples. King ... continue readingMore Saint of the Day
Irish abbess and disciple of St. Abban. When St. Abban founded a convent in Ballyvourney, County Cork, Ireland, Gobnata was placed in charge. A well there bears her name. 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
Roman martyr. He was a member of the imperial court under Emperor Trajan. When Romulus spoke out against the persecutions of Christians, Trajan commanded that he should be arrested and put to death in the same manner as those in whose defense he had spoken. continue reading
St. Maximilian Kolbe was born as Raymund Kolbe on January 8, 1894, in the Kingdom of Poland, part of the Russian Empire. He was a Polish Conventual Franciscan friar and a martyr in the German death Camp of Auschwitz during World War II. St. Maximilian Kolbe was very ... 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