Monthly Archives: September 2015

The Three Flames of Divine Love

By |2015-09-29T19:59:01+00:00September 29th, 2015|

Every year on the 29th of September the Church commemorates the three angels whose names have been revealed to us in Scripture for our consolation: Michael, Gabriel and Raphael. There is a fourth angel whose name is also revealed, Lucifer, but for a different reason: to warn us clearly about all his works and empty [...]

Queen of Angels

By |2015-09-27T12:40:19+00:00September 27th, 2015|

Fr. Benedict J. Groeschel, CFR A thousand angels were equipped for her guard and custody that they might serve as most faithful vassals of their Queen and Lady. ~Venerable Mary of Agreda, Life of the Virgin Mother of God, 17th century The above extraordinary insight was taken from a private revelation concerning the number of [...]

Jesus, Meek and Humble of Heart

By |2015-09-11T23:06:45+00:00September 11th, 2015|

By Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am meek and humble of heart; and you will find rest for your selves. For my yoke is easy, and my burden light. [...]

Angelic Testing

By |2015-09-03T00:20:16+00:00September 3rd, 2015|

We cannot fully know the exact content of the test that was given to the angels on the day they were created, but many bright minds have come up with some plausible theories about it over the centuries. As free beings, angels had to undergo a test of moral character, in order to prove whether [...]