Praying It: Be Not Afraid

Devotion to the Guardian Angels

I am a big believer in our angels being ready to help us at a moment’s notice. I find it very comforting, especially in the sense that we are never really alone. Try asking them for help. They never grow tired of being asked.


Blessed Miguel Pro (1891-1927)

St. John Paul the Great (1920-2005)

St. John the Baptist

St. Mary Magdalen

St. Patrick (5th century)

St. Rose Philippipne Duchesne (1769-1852)


2 Corinthians 4:16 – Therefore, we are not discouraged; rather, although our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day.

Acts 23:11 – The following night the Lord stood by him and said, “Take courage. For just as you have borne witness to my cause in Jerusalem, so you must also bear witness in Rome.”

John 12:42-43 – Nevertheless, many, even among the authorities, believed in him, but because of the Pharisees they did not acknowledge it openly…

John 14:1 – “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You have faith in God; have faith also in me.

Mark 6:50 – They had all seen him and were terrified. But at once he spoke with them, “Take courage, it is I, do not be afraid!”

Psalm 23 – The LORD is my shepherd; there is nothing I lack.

Psalm 27 – The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom should I fear?

Psalm 91 – You who dwell in the shelter of the Most High,
who abide in the shade of the Almighty…


If God Be For Us (from Handel’s Messiah)

The King of Love My Shepherd Is