13 Saint Quotes that Reveal the Hidden Life of Angels

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1) “When Mass is being celebrated, the sanctuary is filled with countless angels who adore the Divine Victim immolated on the altar.” – St. John Chrysostom

2) “Beside each believer stands an Angel as protector and shepherd, leading him to life.” – St. Basil the Great

3) “Those closest to God in heaven, the seraphim, are called the fiery ones because more than the other angels they take their fervor and ardor from the intense fire of God.” – St. Robert Bellarmine

4) “When tempted, invoke your Angel. He is more eager to help you than you are to be helped! Ignore the devil and do not be afraid of him: He trembles and flees at the sight of your Guardian Angel.” – St. John Bosco

5) “How happy is that guardian angel who accompanies a soul to Holy Mass!” – St. John Vianney

6) “Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly.” – G. K. Chesterton

7) “If the Angels could envy, they would envy us for Holy Communion.” – Pope St. Pius X

8) “We should show our affection for the angels, for one day they will be our co-heirs just as here below they are our guardians and trustees appointed and set over us by the Father.” – St. Bernard of Clairvaux

9) “Make yourself familiar with the Angels, and behold them frequently in spirit. Without being seen, they are present with you.” – St. Francis de Sales

10) “I have great reverence for Saint Michael the Archangel; he had no example to follow in doing the will of God, and yet he fulfilled God’s will faithfully.” – St. Faustina Kowalska

11) “The powers of hell will assail the dying Christian; but his angel guardian will come to console him. His patrons, and St. Michael, who has been appointed by God to defend his faithful servants in their last combat with the devils, will come to his aid.” – St. Alphonsus Liguori

12) “It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.” – St. Augustine

13) “Ask your angel to console and assist you in your last moments.” – St. John Bosco

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