The photos at left and below were taken last year when I was crossing Ponte Sant'Angelo in Rome on my way to St. Peter's Basilica.
By Mary DeTurris Poust
Although Catholics often begin their prayer connection to angels in childhood, with the sing-song words of the Angel of God prayer --- “Ever this night, be at my side to light and guard, to rule and guide” – angels are by no means child’s play. They are complex spiritual beings, often misunderstood by us humans who try to give them features and attributes that are more akin to existence on earth than heaven. Chubby little baby-like cherubs sporting wings and harps cannot begin to do justice to the reality of angels in our midst.
So what exactly are we dealing with here, and what role do angels play in our personal prayer lives?....Continue reading HERE.