ANGELS & SAINTS
American Saints - "This site features Saints, Blesseds, Venerables, Servants of God, Incorrupts, Holy Men and Women who lived and died bringing the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the United States of America." Angels Online - "Angel encounters, spiritual awakenings, self discoveries, and healing miracles. The stories are told in the contributors own words, and they have produced a profound effect not only on the lives of the authors but also on the lives of their friends, family, and to those who have visited the website. As a consequence, these stories have offered thousands of people around the world a renewed sense of hope and spiritual strength." Betania - Maria Esperanza - Excerpts of Messages given to her from Our Blessed Mother. "Bishops from many dioceses abroad invited her since 1993 until her health broke and she passed away in 2004."
Marytown - National Shrine of Saint Maximilian Kolbe - "Pilgrims are welcome to venerate the relics of this Polish Conventual Franciscan priest, publisher, theologian and evangelist. His life of charity and heroic death in the Auschwitz death camp is commemorated in our Kolbe - Holocaust Exhibit. Saint Maximilian is considered the patron of journalists, families, prisoners, the pro-life movement, those afflicted with chemical dependency and eating disorders, and the media communications. Come and visit an inspirational place of prayer, hospitality, evangelization, and personal spiritual growth!" Maxkol.org - Books, films, and revelations. "Named in honor of Saint Maximilian Mary Kolbe (1894-1941), a martyr who died giving up his life for another man in a concentration camp in World War II. Our mission is similar to that of St. Maximilian, who believed one should use the latest means of communications technology to spread the word of God and devotion to the Virgin Mary."
Padre Pio Foundation of America - "Padre Pio's Early Life - The Stigmata - The Sacraments - His Teachings - His Life - People Who Knew Padre Pio - The Padre Pio Foundation of America - Fr. Bob's Stories of Mercy - Everyday Intercessions" Saint Padre Pio Devotions - "Contains the prayers ofPadre Pio, his voice, 35 testimonials, 45 of his spiritual maxims, 50 photographs, and more."
Saints & Angels from Catholic Online - "Exactly how many saints are there? How does the Church choose saints? When did the Church start honoring saints? Is keeping pictures and statues of saints idolatry? Do Catholics pray TO saints? What is a patron saint? Is there a Feast Day for every day of the year? Whatever happened to St. Christopher? What are Angels? How do we know Angels exist? Why did God Create Angels? Angels with names. Guardian Angels. Man Made Lower than the Angels. Angels of the Church (from Revelation). The Fallen Angels. The Nine Choirs of Angels. Angel Encounters. Read about Angels in the Bible! Prayers to the Angels of God."
1. We are One Family in Christ in Heaven and on Earth.
2. God Desires and Responds to Our Subordinate Mediation - Intercessory Prayer.
3. Specific Instructions to Mediate/Examples of Subordinate Mediation.
4. Veneration/Honor of the Saints.
5. Posture in Prayer, Veneration and Worship.
Saint by Date - Monthly listing - "Most saints and holy people have specially designated feast days. On those days we remember these holy men and women in a special way." Saints.sqpn.com - "This site has information on topics with patron saints, and profiles of those saints. Profiles have portraits, biographical information, areas of patronage, prayers, links to related sites, readings, etc. It's heavily cross-indexed..."
St. Gemma Galgani - "Gemma was not a person of half measures. She loved God with all her being. Her heart was all on fire with the love of God, and God was everything to her. To know Saint Gemma is to love her. It is impossible to read her writings and not be touched by the fire of her love for God."
A great modern day "saint" who, through her great sufferings, was used by our Lord to bring about many conversions. Contains an important Prophecy, a portion is given here:
"And I will cause thee, my daughter, to know that the Lord has heard thee, even in thy prayers, and even in thy heart. And I would cause thee to know that on the latter days, they shall be a golden day for thee, for I will use thee, saith the Lord. And I will cause a breaking to the North, and the South, the East, and the West."
St. Paul of the Cross - "This website is devoted to St Paul of the Cross, mystic and founder of the Passionist order. The author endeavors always to be in communion with the Roman Catholic Church and its teachings."
- Her parents, life, writings, messages. A lot of information about one of the greatest of all saints. "She then entered the Carmelite Convent at the age of 15 years, 3 months. When she died, an unknown, in a small rural Carmelite convent, there were hardly 30 people at her burial in the Cemetery at Lisieux. Yet at her canonisation in Rome on the 17th May 1925, there were 500,000 present."
The Servant of God - Luisa Piccarreta, Little Daughter of The Divine Will - The highest spiritual state you can achieve here on earth. "Everything is in the Divine Will; therefore It wants to love together with you, and if you call It, It gives you Its Love in your power in order to be loved; It gives you Its sanctity to make yourself a saint, Its light to make Itself known and to eclipse your weaknesses, miseries and passions, so that they may no longer have life in you, but only Its Will, laying and forming Its Life in your little act…"
(From the Letters of Luisa – January, 2, 1939)
Center for the Divine Will - "Information on the writings of Luisa Piccarretta - We pray, dear pilgrim, that whatever benefits are received from reading the information contained in this site will redound to the greater glory of the Most Holy Trinity and hasten the coming of the Kingdom of the Divine Will to Reign on earth as in Heaven."
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