Sunday, October 5, 2014

Pope Listens to Advice of Angels; Says You Should Too

Listen to your guardian angels. From the Catholic News Agency:

In his homily for the Feast of Holy Guardian Angels, Pope Francis told those gathered for daily Mass to be like children who pay attention to their “traveling companion.”
The doctrine of the angels, the Holy Father stressed, is not imaginary, but “reality.” Citing what Jesus has said, “I send an angel before you to protect you, to accompany you along the path, so that you do not make mistakes!”

According to the tradition of the Church, each of us has a guardian angel who protects us and helps make us aware of things, the Pope said at the Santa Marta residence Oct. 2. Often times, we have the feeling that “I should do this, this is not right, be careful.” This, he said, “is the voice of” our guardian angel: our “traveling companion.”

Our guardian angel will “carry us” throughout our entire life. For this reason, he said we should “listen to his voice, don’t rebel against it.”

We all have this tendency toward rebellion and the will for independence, the Holy Father continued. “It is pride,” the same which “our father Adam had in the earthly Paradise.”
“Do not rebel: follow his advice.”

“No one walks alone and none of us can think that he is alone,” because “this companion” is always with us…

 continues at the Catholic News Agency