Angels

Zechariah and Gabriel. Photo credit: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Zechariah: The Christmas Story’s Unsung Hero

The biblical tale of how this holy priest was visited by archangel Gabriel sums up the promise of this special season.

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A slice of pumpkin pie in the sky. Illustration by Mike Hansen

A Heaven-Sent Slice of Pumpkin Pie

Her mother’s favorite Thanksgiving dessert saved the day during a difficult holiday.

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Illustration by Aurélie Blanz

How Jesus Helped Her Son in a Christmas Play

Her four-year-old son was the innkeeper in the church’s annual Christmas pageant. Could he remember his line?

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A fox in snow. Illustration by Dieter Braun

A Christmas Miracle

Her young daughter longed for Saint Nicholas to bring her a fox. Her prayers were answered in an unexpected way on Christmas morning.

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A Christmas wreath surrounded by two angels. Illustration by Hennie Haworth

This Christmas Wreath Became a Source of Divine Comfort and Love

The festive decoration was just what they needed for their first Christmas as a blended family.

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Photo credit: George Skadding/The Life Picture Collection via Getty Images

How Mary Virginia Merrick Founded The Christ Child Society

For over a century, the groundbreaking volunteering organization has made the world a better place for impoverished children.

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Illustration by Tanguy Jestin

How The Beach Boys Saved Their Christmas Spirit

This family was struggling in snowy Wisconsin. But the upbeat music from the California band helped turn things around.

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Illustration by Dàlia Adillon

The Perfect Christmas Memory of Her Late Father

A heaven-sent dream comforted her on the first Christmas without her dad.

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Illustration by Nicolas Castell

3 Inspiring Christmas Angel Stories

Whether it’s a message from above, an unexpected delivery or a heavenly light, the holiday season is the perfect time for some divine intervention.

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Family saying grace at Thanksgiving dinner table

3 Angelic Thanksgiving Stories

Heavenly visitors, gifts from above and unusual celebrations—these divine stories show us what the holidays are truly about. 

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Nicolas Castell's depiction of angels

Angels Escorted His Mother to Heaven

As he said goodbye to his mother, he found angelic comfort in the colorful afghan she once made for him. 

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Illustration of angels in a music box

5 Unexpected Gifts from Deceased Loved Ones

Still hurting from the loss of their beloved family members, they found comfort when least expected. 

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