Full Question Pictures of male saints often show them not just with halos, but with their heads shaved. What is the significance of the shaved head? Answer It is called a tonsure and was used to mark a man in the clerical state–in other words a man who had taken religious vows. This practice finds… Continue reading Why are male saints often depicted with a shaved head?
Full Question How can I tell my four-year-old grandson about his guardian angel? How do we know that we each have our own? Answer The Baltimore Catechism offers a good age-appropriate response for your grandson: “Q. What do our guardian angels do for us? A. Our guardian angels pray for us, protect and guide us,… Continue reading How can I tell my four-year-old grandson about his guardian angel?
The three Archangels Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael are the only angels named in Sacred Scripture and all three have important roles in the history of salvation. What are the roles of Archangels in heaven? See the Duties of Archangels Micheal, Gabriel, and Raphael. Archangel Michael Saint Michael is the “Prince of the Heavenly Host,” the… Continue reading See the Duties of Archangels Micheal, Gabriel, and Raphael