September 29. Archangels. Michael, Gabriel, Raphael, archangels.  There is a lot of interest in angels in society nowadays. Gran explained. “Angels and spirits are mentioned in various places in the Bible.  Angels are also creatures of God and they are given different tasks by God. They are honoured in different cultures in different ways, while the whole spirit world is dealt with differently too.  One popular Catholic devotion, which is take from the book of Revelation, is to St Michael the archangel as defender against the devil and a prayer for his intercession is often said. Other archangels mentioned by name are Gabriel, God’s messenger of good news, and Raphael, the healer in the book of Tobit, a book found in Catholic bibles.

Reflect, share, act. Scripture:   Jesus said, “Truly, truly I say to you, you will see heaven opened and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man.”  John 1:51. Pope Francis:  We are journeying towards the Sabbath of eternity, the new Jerusalem, towards our common home in heaven.  LS 243.    Eco-tip and prayer:  As the eco-safari was coming to an end it was agreed that everyone was to do a project to share, on their own travels and include a focus on  the Season of Creation.   Pray the Glory be to the Father…………..