What Does The Catholic Church Teach About Angels?

Are Angels real? What do Angels look like? How many kinds of Angels are there? From Guardian Angels to Archangels, and from Seraphim to Nephilim, the half-human angel hybrids, on this episode, the guys talk about what the Catholic Church teaches about angels!

In this episode we’ll cover:

  • What Do Angels Look Like?
  • How Many Kinds of Angels Are There?
  • What Does Your Guardian Angel Do?
  • What Are The Half Human, Half Angel Nephilim?
  • What Do The Names of Angels Mean?
  • What Are The Fallen Angels?
  • And Much More!


10 comments on What Does The Catholic Church Teach About Angels?

  1. Esther Nardino says:

    This was informative but I thought you would have tackled the misconceptions, too. The most common misconception being the fact that so many Catholics think humans become angels after they die.
    You totally avoided this.

    1. Tim says:

      I don’t know any Catholics that think that humans become angels after death. It is the protestants I know that seem to think that.

      1. Also the people who make movies think that but I agree Catholics know that people do not become angels

        1. Bob Oziomek says:

          We we die assuming we get to heaven we become Saints.

    2. Dorothy Miller says:

      Yes, I’ve heard that as well….God created Angels and separately created Humans. We don’t become Angels.

  2. Brian says:

    Couple months back I was praying heavily for an opportunity to meet my guardian angel while I was here on earth, and like sooner rather than later. I really want to meet my guardian angel – as far as I know, I have not met my angel yet. One night I was lying in bed thinking about maybe my angel would appear in my bedroom at night, and I got totally freaked out like what would I do if my guardian angel appeared before me in my bedroom at night. I mean like I was really scared about turning over in bed and seeing this being standing there. At that point I told myself I wasn’t ready to meet my angel, and I realized how silly I was. I still want to meet my guardian angel now before I die.

    1. Cbl says:

      I’ve had the same thought!
      I believe I felt the hand of my guardian angel on my shoulder before.

  3. Patricia Arbaugh says:

    Great show!!! ” Good Omens” is an Amazon original series that will start at the end of May. Sounds really good. Here is the description…. “The End of the World is coming, which means a fussy Angel and a loose-living Demon who’ve become overly fond of life on Earth are forced to form an unlikely alliance to stop Armageddon. But they have lost the Antichrist, an 11-year-old boy unaware he’s meant to bring upon the end of days, forcing them to embark on an adventure to find him and save the world before it’s too late”.

  4. michael szilagyi says:

    angels can not impregnate people, they do not have the faculties to do so. plus angels can’t do anything without God’s say so, even the fallen ones

  5. Zander Renault says:

    Great show, guys! This was a really fun episode. But I’m surprised you didn’t mention the other view of the Nephilim, that they weren’t actually the offspring of angles, but rather that the “Sons of God” were the righteous line of Seth, and the “Daughters of Men” were the wicked line of Cain, which corrupted many of the righteous from Seths line. According to the Ignatius Catholic Study bible, “This interpretation appears in rabbinic tradition (Genesis Rabbah 26, 5-7; b. Sanhedrin 108a) and in the Church Fathers (St. John Chrysostom, Homilies on Genesis; St. Augustine, City of God; St. Ephraim, Commentary on Genesis).” I know it’s a lot more boring, but it’s certainly another legitimate view! Any Maybe Ryan DellaCrosse would be more comfortable with that one :-). It also takes care of the problem of how a spirit being can be incarnate in flesh of their own will and power (apart from THE incarnation of Christ). Of course, the half-breed angel view also has a lot of patristic support (and sounds a little more exciting 🙂

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