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Top 10 Facts about Guardian Angels

on Wed, 10/02/2013 - 20:24

 

On October 2nd, we celebrate the Feast of the Guardian Angels.  How much do you know about guardian angels?  Here are the "top ten" facts you should know:
 
1.  Each human person has a guardian angel who is with him at all times, to help him in this life and ultimately to get to heaven.
2.  Angels see God, they communicate with him, and praise him.
3.  Each guardian angel has intimate and complete knowledge of the person under his care.
4.  The angels protect us from real life dangers.
5.  They protect us from the power of darkness and evil.
6.  Our guardian angel can suggest

Respect Life Sunday October 5

on Sun, 09/22/2013 - 10:49

 
Coming up is RESPECT LIFE SUNDAY and our parish’s annual "Pennies From Heaven" Sunday when you are being asked to donate any jars, cans, piggy banks, or any stash of pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, or silver dollars that you may have around the house. Folding money or checks will even be more appreciated.
 
On the weekend of September 27 and 28, plastic baby bottles will be distributed in the Plaza after each Mass for you to take home and fill with your donations and bring back the following weekend.
 
On the weekend of October 5 and 6, there will be a table in the parish plaza

Matthew Kelly Comes to Newport Beach

on Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:27

 

Are you thriving or just surviving? Are you ready for more energy? A deeper sense of purpose? More joy? A clearer understanding of God’s plan for your life?
 
Catholic parishes in the area are sponsoring a Passion & Purpose Live event with Mathew Kelly. It’s not your typical church event! It has been a life-changing event for tens of thousands of people. Living Every Day with Passion & Purpose Live is presented by internationally acclaimed speaker and author Matthew Kelly and the incredibly talented musician Eliot Morris.
 
Appearing at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church on

Exaltation of the Most Holy Cross

on Sun, 09/14/2014 - 10:32

 

Today we celebrate the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.  There is irony in that a symbol, which stands for humiliation, is glorified.  The readings help us to better understand the ways of God, in which death and glorification go hand-in-hand.
 
In the Second Reading, St. Paul speaks of the self-emptying of Jesus.  Jesus humbled himself by becoming human: “Christ Jesus, though he was in the form of God, did not regard equality with God something to be grasped.” “Grasp” here means to hold on to something already possessed for one’s advantage.

God's Fingerprint

on Sat, 08/30/2014 - 10:01

 

Shapes, Numbers, Patterns, And The Divine Proportion In God's Creation by Fred Willson, M.S.
 
In God's creation, there exists a "Divine Proportion" that is exhibited in a multitude of shapes, numbers, and patterns whose relationship can only be the result of the omnipotent, good, and all-wise God of Scripture. This Divine Proportion—existing in the smallest to the largest parts, in living and also in non-living things—reveals the awesome handiwork of God and His interest in beauty, function, and order.
 
I will first begin with shapes, then discuss how a numbering