The Word Among Us

July/August 2012 Issue

Hidden Messengers, Heavenly Guardians, Spiritual Companions

Who knew angels were so important?

Hidden Messengers, Heavenly Guardians, Spiritual Companions: Who knew angels were so important?

We humans are an interesting breed. Blessed as we are with a natural curiosity, we have plumbed the depths of the earth and sent satellites millions of miles into space. We have explored the tiniest of atoms and the most majestic of moun­tains. But for all our delving into the physical world, we are still strangely uninterested in the spiritual world.

We are taught in our catechism that our lives are surrounded by the “watchful care” of angels (Catechism, 336), but apart...

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