Teach us, O Lord, and enable us to live the life of saints and angels! — St. John Henry Cardinal Newman
by Pat Gohn There are angels among us. Yet too often, we ignore their existence. Meanwhile the Bible and the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) has much to say about these remarkable spiritual creatures. The Bible uses the word angel to…
Make yourself familiar with the angels, and behold them frequently in spirit; for, without being seen, they are present with you. — St. Francis de Sales
What does the Bible really tell us?
The most high and infinitely good God has not granted to angels the power with which he has invested priests. — ST. JOHN CHRYSOSTOM
When we think of angels, we tend to conjure images from Renaissance paintings: chubby cherubs with tiny wings; long-haired figures with flowing robes; or perhaps a heavenly warrior, outfitted in Roman armor. These depictions leave us with…