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St Therese: To My Angel Guardian


TO MY ANGEL GUARDIAN A Poem by St Thérèse of Lisieux Memorial of the Holy Guardian Angels October 2nd O glorious guardian of my frame! In heaven’s high courts thou shinest bright, As some most pure and holy flame, Before the Lord of endless light. Yet for my sake thou com’st to earth, To be my brother, Angel dear: My friend and keeper from my birth, By day and night to me most near.   Knowing... Read More

Memorial of the Holy Guardian Angels

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Memorial of the Holy Guardian Angels, October 2nd “He has given his angels charge over you to guard you in all your ways‘ [Psalm 91:11]. These words should fill you with respect, inspire devotion and instill confidence; respect for the presence of angels, devotion because of their loving service, and confidence because of their protection. And so the angels are here; they are at your side,... Read More

Sayings of Light and Love 37 – St John of the Cross

April 3, 2014 by  
Filed under John of the Cross, Virtue

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Sayings of Light and Love 37 Sayings of Light and Love 37: Reflect that your guardian angel does not always move your desire for an action, but he does always enlighten your reason. Hence, in order to practice virtue do not wait until you feel like it, for your reason and intellect are sufficient. St. John of the Cross More “Sayings of Light and Love” + Saint John of the Cross, O.C.D. (1542-1591),... Read More

Do Demons Have a Plan when Tempting Us?

January 16, 2014 by  
Filed under Demonology, Fr. Fortea, Spiritual Warfare


Father Fortea, do demons have a plan when tempting us? Remember: a demon is a spiritual being that possesses a greater intelligence than ours. Therefore, in temptation, a demon tries to enter into a conversation with the person he is tempting. If the person being tempted resists and never considers the temptation for even a moment, then it is a one-sided conversation – the demon speaks but gets... Read More

Halloween, Witches, Demons, and the Occult

September 22, 2011 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Spiritual Warfare


by Kathryn Marcellino, OCDS With Halloween right around the corner, we might ask ourselves if demons and evil spirits are real? The Church gives us an authoritative answer in the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CC 414) which says, “Satan or the devil and the other demons are fallen angels who have freely refused to serve God and his plan. Their choice against God is definitive. They try to... Read More

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