St. Cecilia

Daily Reflection — Do you believe in Angels?

"Guardian Angel" (detail) by Cortona

“See that you do not despise one of these little ones; for I tell you that in heaven their angels always behold the face of my Father who is in heaven” (Matthew 18:10). “Are they not all ministering spirits sent forth to serve, for the sake of those who are to obtain salvation?” (Hebrews 1:14) The culture in which we […]

Daily Catholic Quote about St. Cecilia

The Ecstasy of St. Cecilia by Bernardo Cavallino

“Cecilia was a Roman girl of patrician family, who had been brought up as a Christian. She fasted often, and wore a coarse garment beneath her rich clothing. Although she wished to remain a virgin, her father betrothed her to a young pagan named Valerian. “When the wedding day came, Cecilia sat apart from the guests, repeating psalms and praying. […]

Thanks, Guardian Angel!

Spiritual Guide, “Hurriquake” Protector, Boogieman Defender: Thanks, Guardian Angel! In the wake of surviving unscathed an earthquake and a hurricane in one week, I have one more suggestion to add to Annie Mitchell’s wonderful article Make me Holy… Guardian Angels. First, because devotion to Guardian Angels is so easily overlooked and secondly, because my angel deserves a little recognition for […]