Angels and Demons

No, not the Dan Brown novel-turned-film. Real angels and real demons. I just posted an article on the CUF site about them, and it’s good stuff. For example, I forget that angels “are not impeded by any material agent—by space or time.” I’m so accustomed to being embodied and to having a linear understanding of […]

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Are angels “saints”?

A CUF member asks… Isn’t sainthood for human beings that led extraordinary lives of faith? Then why do we call Michael the Archangel St. Michael the Archangel? He is an angel, a strictly spiritual being. The word “saint” derives from the Latin “sancta,” which means “holy” one.  Thus, by definition all of God’s holy angels […]

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Guardian-Variety Angels

Today’s Gospel at Mass contains the verse that most typically is cited in support of the Church’s teaching on guardian angels–namely, Our Lord’s words in Matthew 18:10: “See that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you that their angels in heaven always look upon the face of my heavenly […]

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