Do Angels Have Wings?

By Peter Darcy | On Jun 6, 2016 | No Comments

By Peter Darcy Despite the common perception of angels as winged beings, there are no guardian angels or even archangels in Scripture that are directly described as having wings. They may well have some spiritual version of wings, but we are not told that they do. As a matter of fact, none of the seven “lower” orders of angels are…

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Contemplating the Angels

By Peter Darcy | On Jan 15, 2016 | No Comments

By Peter Darcy In contemplating the holy angels, we are contemplating the brightest and most dazzling sparks of God’s divinity. Angels are not divine – they are creatures – but they are wondrous reflections of the divine, which is inexhaustible in its essence and the source of all Goodness, Beauty, and Truth. Their beauty causes us to ask, “If these…

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The Messenger of the End of Time

By Peter Darcy | On Oct 6, 2015 | No Comments

By Peter Darcy The Book of Revelation contains some of the most ravishing images of angels in the entire testimony of the Christian Church. Of the thousands of angels that appear in the final book of the Bible, the Messenger of the End of Time is one of the most riveting. I urge the reader to take some time to…

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Jesus, King of Glory

By Peter Darcy | On May 1, 2015 | No Comments

By Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR In the beauty of the lilies Christ was born across the sea, With a glory in His bosom that transfigures you and me: As He died to make men holy, let us die to make men free, While God is marching on. Glory, glory, hallelujah! –“Battle Hymn of the Republic,” verse 5, Julia Ward Howe,…