"For he commands his angels with regard to you, to guard you wherever you go." Psalm 91:11
As Angels of the Lord: 365 Reflections on Our Heavenly Guardians by Catherine Odell reveals, Scripture is full of references to angels. In fact, Saint Gregory the Great, a sixth-century pope and biblical scholar, reminded the Church, "Nearly every page of Scripture testifies to the fact that there are angels and archangels”. As Christians, we believe that angels have been given the sacred mission to assist, protect, and guide human beings and all of God's creation.
With Angels of the Lord: 365 Reflections on Our Heavenly Guardians by Catherine Odell, you can spend every day of the year getting to know these mighty messengers of God.
From day to day through Angels of the Lord by Catherine Odell, you'll be fascinated and inspired by:
- Scripture passages and Church teachings on angels
- Stories of early martyrs who received courage and consolation from angels
- Readings from the Fathers and Doctors of the Church who shaped teaching about angels
- Anecdotes about saints who saw and spoke with angels
- Accounts of ordinary people who had encounters with angels
- Testimonies from great writers, artists, and musicians and their inspiration from angels
Angels are our very real and constant companions. They are our invisible but trustworthy mentors. Let them inspire and guide you daily. Week after week, these amazing heavenly creatures will coax you closer to God, to prayer, and the sure knowledge of our Creator's endless love.
Angels of the Lord: 365 Reflections on Our Heavenly Guardians