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Don’t Name Your Guardian Angel

October 2, 2018 16 Comments
Don’t Name Your Guardian Angel

The Feast of the Guardian Angels, celebrated on Tuesday, seems an appropriate time to point out that the common practice of naming one’s guardian angel should be avoided. A document authored by the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments in 2001 states, “The practice of assigning names to the holy angels […]

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Of the Angels and of the Mysterious Providence of God

October 1, 2018 4 Comments
Of the Angels and of the Mysterious Providence of God

God most often works through His angels; He mediates His presence through them. Why is this? He is of course all-powerful and therefore does not need the mediation of the angels, but He does seem to will it. It is common in both Scripture and doctrinal traditions to ascribe to the angels the work of […]

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