Oct 1, 2020
BFP: Without Your Guardian Angel, You Will Fail
When Our Lord was in the garden, He experienced what we call the agony. It was the agony in the Garden. In the last blog post on Bellarmine Forum, we learn that a chief point of St. Raphael’s speech is to tell us: “God tries those who love Him.” His Son Jesus was no exception. Jesus was tried in the Garden and He prayed. He sweat blood. Here is Jesus, the God-Man. He’s God! And yet He needed help. Why do I say that? The Gospels tell us that an angel came to strengthen Him.
If Jesus needed His angel, who are you?
If you aren’t using and befriending the angel God gave to you, you’re going to fail.
October 2 — Feast of the Guardian angels. Also, First Friday! Last year we introduced a prayer that many listeners had never heard, but they memorized it, learned it, and pray it now. Last year, we focused on the tenderness and the principal ways your angel helps you.
Holy angel, guardian mine, Given me by love divine; Day and night watch over me, From harm, from sin, let me b…