By: Aluna Abbott
As a teen I had just left school and became fascinated with my guardian angel. I would talk to 'Him' all the time and sometimes it would seem to others that I was even laughing to myself. So I had just left school and did not have a full certificate of subjects, so I begun to work with someone making pies to sell while getting the necessary passes I needed, one day I told him about my guardian angel and he told me to be careful that I was not harboring an evil spirit so it played with me for a while. My angel however tried to reassure me that He wasn't. Eventually I told him to leave me alone and all of a sudden I felt alone in the world
It was a loneliness I hope none experiences, you feel are cut off, afraid. Eventually the pain and isolation from Him was too much and I asked Him to come back and He did and I apologized to Him and He said, 'But I never left you I could never leave you.' If your angel really left you imagine how you would feel I fear that you would be better off dead.
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.
The holy men and women are also called the "Protomartyrs of Rome." They were accused of burning Rome by Nero , who burned Rome to cover his own crimes. Some martyrs were burned as living torches at ... continue readingMore Saint of the Day
St. Josephine Bakhita was born in Sudan in 1869. This African flower, who knew the anguish of kidnapping and slavery, bloomed marvelously in Italy, in response to God's grace, with the Daughters of Charity, where everyone still calls her "Mother Moretta" (our Black ... 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
So often we hear people or even ourselves excuse an action by saying "I was only following orders." But for Nereus and Achilleus this excuse could not stand in the face of the cross. Everything we know from authority about the two first- century martyrs comes from ... continue reading
Although little is known about Simon Stock's early life, legend has it that the name Stock, meaning "tree trunk," derives from the fact that, beginning at age twelve, he lived as a hermit in a hollow tree trunk of an oak tree. It is also believed that, as a young man, ... 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