The Holy Eucharist is our most treasured gift of the Church. It is the source and summit of our Christian life and stands above all else. As Advent begins, we wait anxiously for the coming of Jesus. Let us remember that Jesus is truly with us at every Mass in the Holy Eucharist. We receive Him and all the graces He bestows upon us. The Holy Eucharist is a gift of the Church and a gift to you.
Angels are God’s messengers and our guardians. St. Augustine said that angels are “the mighty ones who do His word, harkening to the voice of His word.” They are pure spirits, immortal and personal beings with intelligence and free will. The nine choirs of angels make up the seraphim, the cherubim, and the thrones. The Seraphim praise God with a burning love. The Cherubim bring the fullness of wisdom and intimate knowledge of God. The Thrones are the angels of pure humility and peace.
Angels are servants of God, protecting us and guiding us on our path to salvation. Angels are a gift of the Church and a gift to you.