Skip to main content

How to Crawl

Location: N/A

By: C.G.Collier

6 years ago,I went out to get my newspaper one morning and the paper was under a Magnolia tree. I went out and slipped while trying to get it over the roots etc..My ankle broke badly. It was completley twisted and the pain so unbearable. i could not get up as I was on a hill,grass and I surely could not stand. I tried to crawl but kept slipping. I looked for anyone..no one. I prayed in Jesus name to help. Nothing. I prayed again and said I believe in You with all my heart and I know You exist please help. An Angel came. Huge and above me. She asked me to crawl and I said i tried. She said crawl and suddenly her left wing shrouded me. There was no pain . I felt like a lamb or little child being led. i felt like I was in a bubble sort of. The angel had a woman's voice I had never heard before. I noticed for whatever reason in that moment she had no emotion. She had love and power,but no emotion. She led me over sticks and rocks and a limstone rocky old patio to the back door. Once I got to the phone to call 911 she left and the pain returned. Whenever I feel far away I remember this. When I was in the hospital I noticed i had no scratches where I had crawled..just the ankle. Last April, My ankle broke ( same one..same yard ) again. I had no pain until the xray but I did not witness an angel. I yelled for help and a deaf man across the street ( a big street ) heard me. That is a miracle. Yes they do exist. YES ! My faith was tested the first time and I prayed honestly in the Name of Jesus. True. What an awesome God <3

Angel Encounters

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.

Submit Stories


Showing -49 - 100 of 329 Angel Stories


Title Author

Browse Saints by Alphabet

Search Saints:


Patron Saints by Alphabet


Browse Saints by Category


Saint of the Day: St. Alphege

St. Alphege

Archbishop and "the First Martyr of Canterbury." He was born in 953 and became a monk in the Deerhurst Monastery in Gloucester, England, asking after a few years to become a hermit. He received permission for this vocation and retired to a small hut near Somerset, England. In 984 Alphege assumed the role of abbot of the abbey of Bath, founded by St. Dunstan and ... continue reading



Saint Calendar
Saint Feast Days
Saint Fun Facts

St. Bernadette

St. Bernadette

On April 16, 1879, Bernadette -- or Sister Marie-Bernard, as she was known within her order -- died in the Sainte Croix (Holy Cross) Infirmary of the Convent of Saint-Gildard. She was thirty-five. Born into a humble family which little by little fell into extreme poverty, Bernadette had always been a frail child. Quite young, she had already suffered from ... continue reading


Saint Feast Days by Month


St. Michael the Archangel

St. Michael the Archangel

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



What's New

What's New in Saints

Catholic Online has updated its Saints page with thousands of new entries and updates! An ideal place to find everything you want to know about the saints. Whether you have a special devotion, an academic interest, or even just casual curiosity, this page is all you need.


Pope Francis will canonize Blessed Junipero Serra, the heroic 'Apostle of California.' in September 2015.
A Patron Saint for California

During his visit to the United States this coming September, Pope Francis will canonize Blessed Junipero Serra, the heroic 'Apostle of ... continue reading

Author Alex Basile serves as the Religion Department Chairman at Kellenberg Memorial High School and has written nine books for Saint Pauls Alba House.(www.alexbasile.net)
Lessons From Saint Joseph The Carpenter

Every carpenter must practice patience. We can learn important lessons from the wood shop in Nazareth from the humble Saint Joseph. I have ... continue reading




Find Saints

Catholic Online offers the largest searchable database of Catholic Saints on the internet.

Browse Saints
by Alphabet
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Patron Saints
by Alphabet
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Newsletter Sign Up



Daily Readings

Reading 1, Acts 3:13-15, 17-19
It is the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the God of our ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 4:2, 4, 7-8, 9
Children of men, how long will you be heavy of heart, why love ... Read More

Reading 2, First John 2:1-5
My children, I am writing this to prevent you from sinning; but ... Read More

Saint of the Day

April 19 Saint of the Day

St. Alphege
April 19: Archbishop and "the First Martyr of Canterbury." He was born in ... Read More