Heavenly Angels

In the Bible, heavenly angels often
bring good news—it was an angel
that told Mary she would give birth
to Jesus and angels that 
heralded 
his birth. It was an angel at the tomb
who told of Christ's resurrection.

Heavenly angels—archangels,
guardian angels, cherubim and
seraphim—take many forms. They 

can appear in dreams, be a voice you
suddenly hear 
speaking your name,
arrive as a patch of sun breaking 

through the clouds, bringing comfort when
you need it most.

 

Recent Heavenly Angels Stories

An artist's rendering of an angel kneeling before the Christ child

A woman grieving the loss of her mother is comforted by an unexpected heavenly visitor.

by Kathleen Zarda
, Mattoon, Wisconsin

A Santa outfit hangs from a coat rack.

A single mom of limited means is amazed when an expected visitor pays a call on Christmas.

by Suzy Zabel
, Westminster, Maryland

Jarmila Del Boccio

A homesick Chicago woman living in the New Guinea bush receives a special holiday greeting.

by Jarmila Del Boccio
, Chicago, Illinois

statue of an angel praying

Praying with a woman in dire need, I feared I'd gotten in over my head.  Miraculously, God's ministers joined me.

by Rebecca House
, Chelsea, Michigan

Katha Bardel

A lifelong ballerina, this dance instructor was ready to retire—until she heard an angel's voice in the night.

by Katha Bardel
, Edmond, Oklahoma

Gail Tucker

A woman finding it difficult to feel gratitude is reminded that blessings abide, even in tough times.

by Gail Tucker
, Louisville, Kentucky

A woman wearing a red woolen coat

A mother on a budget is reminded of what she has when an old coat goes missing.

by Shawnelle Eliasen
, Port Byron, Illinois

A red leaf in the shape of a heart

On a day when she's feeling blue, a woman receives a comforting sign of divine love.

by Charlotte Boston
, Scarborough, Maine

Picture of an angel

One of the things that the Abrahamic religions—Judaism, Islam and Christianity—have in common is the belief in angels as messengers of God.


One of Oprah Winfrey's black angels at the Angel Museum in Beloit, Wisconsin

There is an angel for everyone, no matter where your interests lie.

by Colleen Hughes

Heaven, like the Resurrection, like the angels around us, is something real and tangible.

by Colleen Hughes

Roxanne's son Joey, age 10

Her son's missing dental retainer was in one of 50 garbage bags—but which one?

by Roxanne Dunsmore
, Birdsboro, Pennsylvania

Touched by an Angel always reflected what the show’s writer knew to be true about heavenly angels.

by Colleen Hughes

Chocolate cake

A widow receives a helping hand from beyond in baking a prize-winning chocolate cake.

by Bonnie Chocallo
, Wyoming, Pennsylvania

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