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10 Mysterious things to know about guardian angels


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Philip Kosloski - published on 03/03/21

Guardian angels surround us and are always there helping us draw closer to God.

Guardian angels are mysterious beings that are invisible to our eyes, but surround us and accompany us on a daily basis.

Here are 10 fascinating facts about these spiritual creatures and how they affect our everyday lives.

  1. Should you name your Guardian Angel?
  2. Does my Guardian Angel finish praying the Rosary if I fall asleep?
  3. Do Guardian Angels know our thoughts?
  4. When are Guardian Angels assigned to protect us?
  5. How each country has a Guardian Angel who will protect it from danger
  6. How guardian angels can soften an obstinate heart
  7. What does my Guardian Angel look like?
  8. What does our Guardian Angel do after we die?
  9. St. Padre Pio on Listening to Your Guardian Angel
  10. 3 Hierarchies of angels and what they do for humanity


Read more:
Should you name your Guardian Angel?

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