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​Feast of the Guardian Angels (October 2)

We celebrate the Feast of archangels Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael on September 29.On October 2, we remember all other angel - our Guardian Angels. Both the Old and the New Testament sections of the Bible recognize that God gives each person born into this world an angel guardian.  Jesus, calling a little child to Him, said that the angels in heaven watch over children such as this one. By a loving providence, God reaches into human life to guard, protect, and lead us on our way to salvation. Refreshing our memories of a prayer learned in childhood we pray:

       Angel of God, my guardian dear,
       To whom God's love commits me here, 
       Ever this day be at my side, 
       To light, to guard, to rule and guide. AMEN.