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A Beautiful Messenger

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By: Evelyn Kritenbrink

My mother died in the early morning on Christmas Eve 1999. She had suffer from a stroke two weeks prior and remained in a hospital until her death. Me and my sister would take shifts watching over her while she was in the hospital. That night she died it was my sisterís turn to come sit with her. Before my sister had arrived I was sitting in the chair and out of know where this most magnificent beautiful glowing blue eyed and whitish transparent body came to me. I was stunned and surprised, I had a warm and stable feeling come over me. I didnít understand why I got this image until shortly after my mothers death. I figured out that this awesome beautiful being was here to tell me my mother was going to die and that Angel was there to take her to a better and happier place, a place she needed to be.

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This holy priest was born in 1698 at the village of Voltaggio in the diocese of Genoa and was one of the four children of an excellent and highly respected couple. When he ws ten a nobleman and his wifre who were spending the summer at Voltaggio obtained permission from his parents to take him back with them to Genoa to be trained in their house. He remained ... continue reading



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Although we have evidence that Agatha was venerated at least as far back as the sixth century, the only facts we have about her are that she was born in Sicily and died there a martyr. In the legend of her life, we are told that she belonged to a rich, important family. When she was young, she dedicated her life to God and resisted any men who wanted to ... continue reading


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St. Michael the Archangel - Feast day - September 29th The name Michael signifies "Who is like to God?" and was the warcry of the good angels in the battle fought in heaven against satan and his followers. Holy Scripture describes St. Michael as "one of the chief princes," and leader of the forces of heaven in their triumph over the powers of hell. He has been ... continue reading



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