PODCAST | Feast of the Holy Archangels

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Today on the podcaast we bring you a meditation by Fr. Javier del Castillo on the Holy Archangels—St. Michael, St. Gabriel, and St. Raphael.

On September 29 and October 2, the Church celebrates the feasts of the Archangels and the Guardian Angels respectively. This meditation will help us to reflect on the tasks of the angels in the history of salvation and how we can develop our devotion to the angels, especially through the example of St Josemaria Escriva.

What You’ll Hear:

0:45 – St. Michael the Archangel’s task in heaven
2:00 – The special tasks of the Archangels in the history of salvation
5:00 – The meaning of St. Gabriel the Archangel’s name and his specific task
6:40 – The devotion that the early Christians had toward their guardian angels
7:20 – The meaning of St. Raphael the Archangel’s name and his specific task
9:00 – How St. Josemaria made the Archangels patrons of particular works of Opus Dei
13:35 – St. Josemaria’s devotion to his “ministerial archangel” and the favors of angels in his life
20:00 – How St. Gabriel the Archangel helps us evangelize those who are far away from God
22:35 – How St. Raphael the Archangel helps us in the education and formation of young people
26:00 – What the names of the Archangels all have in common

[Originally Published in 2015]


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Fr. Javier del Castillo is a priest of the Prelature of Opus Dei. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and a Doctorate in Philosophy. He currently serves as Vicar of Opus Dei in the Midwest (USA) and Vice President of the St. Josemaria Institute.

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