We human beings must also return to being angels to one another – angels who turn people away from erroneous ways and direct them always, ever anew, to God.
St. Michael, St. Gabriel and St. Raphael each have their own titles of primacy, which complement one another and favour their action among men.
A living example of genuine detachment and the purest unpretentiousness, St. Francis shone for his poverty of spirit. Convinced that the form of this world is passing away, his heart was free from any attachment.
St. Michael is always of the utmost zeal in defending the divine honour; similarly, he never fails to protect the Mystical Body of Christ, especially in times of greatest danger.
Margaret shone in English history for her virtue and her faith, even when the unjust hatred of the schismatic Henry VIII found in her a victim and an enemy to destroy.
The little Mary was radiant with joy to know that She would be consecrated to God’s service that day. Her presentation, like an immaculate offering made by Joachim in the hands of Simeon, cried out for the coming of the awaited Messiah.
The charming story of Tobit introduces us to an Archangel who worthily represents divine providence and even motherliness. His protection is always within our reach, for he greatly desires to journey with us.