About a year ago I got in a car accident. I hit a power pole and rolled over with the power pole on top of my car. I crawled out of the window and ran a ways down the street, dropped to the ground thaking God for saving my life and that no one was involved or hurt. I work in healthcare and know the great miricle of this accident. I saw pictures of the car and the pole was inces away from my head. I remember everything, including the fact that the impact seemed to be cushioned by something more than just the air bag. In fact I didn't see the air bag go off. For the rest of the week I was so confused as to why I was allowed to live. I prayed for an answer each night for hours. An angel came to me in deep prayer and answered mentally to be more like me. With this voice still in my head I bolted up and began to think about how I could be more like an angel. Then I thought about what exactly an angel is and that led me to who the King of Angels is and back to Jesus Christ, Mary and the Holy Spirit. I am forever grateful and growing in Christ. My prayer go out to everyone, especially those who are confused in faith.
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.
Saint John Damascene has the double honor of being the last but one of the fathers of the Eastern Church, and the greatest of her poets. It is surprising, however, how little that is authentic is ... continue readingMore Saint of the Day
St. Kateri Tekakwitha is the first Native American to be recognized as a saint by the Catholic Church. She was born in 1656, in the Mohawk village of Ossernenon. Her mother was an Algonquin, who was captured by the Mohawks and who took a Mohawk chief for her ... 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
St. Catherine was born in Florence in 1522. Her baptismal name was Alexandrina, but she took the name of Catherine upon entering religion. From her earliest infancy she manifested a great love of prayer, and in her sixth year, her father placed her in the convent of ... continue reading
Alvarez was born in either Lisbon, Portugal, or Cordova, Spain. He entered the Dominican convent at Cordova in 1368. He became known for his preaching prowess in Spain and Italy, was confessor and adviser of Queen Catherine, John of Gaunt's daughter, and tutor of King ... continue reading
By Marshall Connolly, (California Network)
If you are an American, today is Thanksgiving. Hopefully today you have made a point to attend Mass and to give thanks to God for all His blessings. If you are not American, today's holiday is a reminder that God deserves thanks from all His creation. We pray you will ... continue readingMore Christian Saints & Heroes