When someone tells you to “Follow my lead,” you understand they want you to do what they do … or do what they tell you to do.
And if you trust that person, you’ll follow their lead. And expect the best outcome.
So if I were to tell you that God has given you your own personal angel whose sole job is to lead you to heaven … wouldn’t you want to follow his lead?
The trick of course, is (1) knowing that your guardian angel is there, (2) understanding all the things he can and will do for you, (3) being able to hear and see his messages, and (4) asking for help when you need it.
Today we celebrate the Memorial of Holy Guardian Angels. So it’s the perfect time to give thanks for our guardian angel … and to learn more about the role he plays in our salvation.
Because as I’ve discovered in gathering these resources, guardian angels do so much more than just watch over children.
Guardian angels are also here throughout adulthood … protecting, serving, and leading.
This week’s issue of Genuflect is all about your guardian angel. Where he came from, what his job is and what it’s not, how he differs from Saints, how to know if your guardian angel is speaking to you, and what to call him.
So you’ll be able to take full advantage of all the assistance your guardian angel has to offer … and to follow his lead to your eternal place in heaven!
Founding Editor, Genuflect
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The Case for Guardian Angels
Belief in guardian angels goes back to the very early times, with plenty of references in both the Old and New Testament. They are specifically included in the Catechism of the Catholic Church. If you need some convincing … or if you would like a refresher as to the role of your guardian angel … you’ll want to check out this article.
Guardian Angels | Catholic Education Resource Center
Angels ≠ Saints
We believe in Saints and angels … but at times we may refer to them interchangeably. But they are not the same. Nicholas Hardesty helps us understand the important distinctions between “Saints,” “angels,” and “saints.”
What is The Difference Between an Angel And a Saint? | Savior Radio Network
Meet Your Guardian Angel
Guardian angels are most often thought of as protecting children. And they do! But they also are here for us in our adulthood. Here are the 10 things you need to know to be better acquainted with your guardian angel.
Put Your Guardian Angel to Work For You
The Lord assigned us our guardian angel to do so much for us. But it’s difficult to tap into this great resource if we don’t fully understand all the things he can do. Here are 20 things your guardian angel is ready, willing, and able to do for you.
The 20 Things Guardian Angels do For us | Catholic Exchange
Your Guardian Angel is Taking Requests
Whether you realize it or not, your guardian angel is always with you. He is sending you messages and signs to help guide you to make decisions that will bring you closer to God and your salvation. But did you realize he is also open to requests? Here are four ways you can call upon your guardian angel for assistance.
4 Ways to Increase Devotion to Your Guardian Angel | Catholic Exchange
How Your Guardian Angel Protects You
Father Jeffrey F. Kirby says that, much like the Secret Service details serves the President, the Lord assigns a guardian angel to us in order to protect us and to ultimately get us to our final destination … heaven. In service to the Lord, the guardian angel gives us advice — that we should heed — to help us along our path so we can accomplish the tasks and vocations that the Lord calls us to do.
How Guardian Angels Keep Working After Your Death
Father Antonio Maria Cardenas, ORC explains that our guardian angel’s job does not end when we die. Here’s how he continues working for our salvation until God’s final judgment. And we can even help our departed loved one’s angel with their salvation.
Decoding Your Guardian Angel’s Messages
Our guardian angel is always with us, protecting us, and giving us messages to help lead us to our salvation. But how do we know our guardian is with us? How do we get his messages? Here are 6 things to look for that may actually be your guardian angel speaking to you.
Just Call Him Guardian Angel
We identify each other by our name. Mary was given the special name for Jesus by the angel Gabriel. We call God by several names. So why don’t we know the name of our guardian angel? Here are three main reasons why naming your guardian angel, or trying to learn his name, is a bad idea.
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