why Angels are saints 13 October 2017

Continued from - When did the Angels become saints and why saints anyway?-Br Andrew Short answer Angels were saints from the day of their creation. Let us all remember that everything created by God is good, everything/human or angel are 'good' with freedom to choose to be good or bad/ evil. All were created equal, [...]

Memorial of the Guardian Angels-2 October 2017

Memorial of the Guardian Angels Lectionary: 455/650 Reading 1 ZEC 8:1-8 This word of the LORD of hosts came: Thus says the LORD of hosts: I am intensely jealous for Zion, stirred to jealous wrath for her. Thus says the LORD: I will return to Zion, and I will dwell within Jerusalem; Jerusalem shall be [...]

StsMichael-Gabriel-Raphael-1-October

Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael Saint of the Day for September 29 https://wp.franciscanmedia.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/SODSep29.mp3   Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael’s Story Angels—messengers from God—appear frequently in Scripture, but only Michael, Gabriel and Raphael are named. [   ] Source: Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael

Angels All around Us-franciscanmedia

When did the Angels become saints and why saints anyway?-Br Andrew   It was a cold winter day when he first appeared as I was stacking books in the religion section of a major bookstore. We began a conversation about classic Catholic authors, mysticism, and spirituality. He was surprised I knew something about the mystics and inquired [...]

Visitation Of The Blessed Virgin Mary-31 May 2017

This is a fairly late feast, going back only to the 13th or 14th century. It was established widely throughout the Church to pray for unity. The present date of celebration was set in 1969, in order to follow the Annunciation of the Lord and precede the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist.

Celtic-St Brieuc 17 December 2016

St Brieuc (Brioch, Briach, Sant Brieg in Breton), born in British Cornwall, he came to Paris where he was ordained priest by St Germanus (not St Germanus of Auxerre) in the year 549. The year after, he returned back to his country, converted his father, built churches and monasteries, erected Crosses and worked miracles. On [...]

May It Be « discoveringandsharinggrace

As I mentioned, I love reading the scriptures leading up to Christmas. Some of the most amazing scriptures relate to Mary and her faith. What would our reaction be if an angel of the Lord spoke to us about what was about to happen and what was expected of us? Shock? Wonder? Fear? Amazement? Confusion? [...]

What are angels like? Sunday Readings (32nd Yr C) – Catholica Forum

A vigorous discussion on Catholic spirituality, theology, and faith for adults seeking to enrich their lives 32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time November 6, 2016 Reading I: 2 Maccabees 7: 1-2, 9-14 Responsorial Psalm: 17:1, 5-6, 8, 15 Reading II: 2 Thessalonians 2:6-3:5 Gospel: Luke 20:27-38 I've just been scanning comments about last week's instruction from [...]

A Living Hymn

  Demons and angels—our darkest impulses and our noblest aspirations—clash in our deepest core. We advance not by slaying the demons, but by accepting them for what they are, pitying them, and slowly, painstakingly converting them, until both of our sides harmonize as notes in a living hymn. -from Perfect Joy