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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

Marilyn Bush at the counter of her bakery

A single mom with limited prospects receives some life-changing guidance from above.

by Marilyn Bush
, Canyon Lake, Texas

angel wing-shaped clouds

A Bible verse, devotion and prayer for times when you feel discouraged about your future.

by Melanie Britt


An artist's rendering of a giant angel

My daughter was lost in the woods at night. We only had the Northern Lights to guide our search.

by Kathie Kania
, Ogden, Utah

An artist's rendering of heavenly angels standing on guard

From the bedroom window she saw them, standing shoulder to shoulder around the house.

by Amanda Proctor*


A jewel-studded butterfly brooch

A grieving widow has her prayer answered by a tiny, fluttering yellow angel.

by Gloria Hensley
, Martinsburg, West Virginia

No matter how hard angels work, they always have time for a song!

by Colleen Hughes

Illuminating Angels: Gabriel brought Mary the most important message

Learn the history behind this angel, who brought Mary the most important message of all.


An artist's rendering of an iPod

A woman's faith is restored when she finds her missing iPod with an assist from above.

by Audrey Razgaitis
, Montclair, New Jersey

artwork with angels playing instruments

Watch as we combine angelic works of art with contemporary photos to show why "music is the speech of angels."


The kindness and faith of the people who have seen the shadowy image of Jesus at St. Ursuline make me feel like I've seen a miracle, too.

by Colleen Hughes

One Dutch sculptor’s modern take on a little angel touches hearts—and spreads laughter—around the world.

by Colleen Hughes

A military band

Martial music played by an unseen angelic ensemble comforts a daughter whose father is dying.

by Regina Philpott McLemore
, Stilwell, Oklahoma

People everywhere are experiencing firsthand the beauty that angels bring to their lives.

by Colleen Hughes

Kaaren's stuffed bear, Ariel

An office worker loyal to her typewriter prays for help in learning to use a computer.

by Kaaren Mils
, Miami Beach, Florida

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