Liturgical Guide: Feast of Holy Guardian Angels

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Liturgical Guide: Feast of Holy Guardian Angels

Painting by Melchior Paul von Deschwanden – WikipediaPROPER OF SAINTS – The Feast of Guardian Angels is celebrated on October 2. It was added to the Roman Calendar in 1608 by Pope Paul V. Paragraph #336 of the Catechism of the Catholic Church states this regarding Guardian Angels: “From its beginning until death, human life is surrounded by their watchful care and intercession. ‘Beside each believer stands an angel as protector and shepherd leading him to life’ – St. Basil. Already here on earth the Christian life shares by faith in the blessed company of angels and men united in

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