Tag Archives: Angels

Sleep and angels

Angel of God, my guardian dear to whom God’s love commits me here. Ever this night be at my side to light, to guard, to rule and guide. Amen. My mother taught me this prayer when I was a small … Continue reading

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Seeing Angels

A small light feather on a path at Walsingham. ‘Did you know that it’s said they are messages from a dead relative?’ a friend, recently bereaved, asked. I didn’t know that, and it seemed a rather curious belief. I had … Continue reading

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Seeing angels

Traditions have to start somewhere. Ten years ago I began an advent tradition of hanging up one angel each day in my house. Visitors (and lodgers ) are invited to spot the angels. I only put up my decorations and put out my crib scenes on Christmas eve, so … Continue reading

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An Angel Quiz

For several years Fr Ian has prepared a quiz on the theme of angels for a priests’ gathering at Michaelmas. Here is a recent one.  At the quiz itself points are given for humorous, if wrong, answers, as well as … Continue reading

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Home rituals in Advent

Recovering at home from a recent operation Sandra reflects on home rituals of Advent, and a Posada visit: Several angels have been ministering in this house recently, bringing me cups of tea, hoovering , making me dinner and doing those … Continue reading

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Angelic old hymn books

We’re encouraged to recycle nowadays, and sometimes this calls for imagination. For example, what should be done with old hymn books 🙂 It seems sad to simply put them into paper recycling. Sometimes they seem to pile up in church … Continue reading

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Poetic angels

National Poetry Day and the Feast of the Guardian Angels coincided in 2014. Now there’s a wonderful challenge! Have you a poem about Angels you’d nominate as special to you? Well I’d have to mention Edmund Sears’ It Came upon the Midnight … Continue reading

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