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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Angels
Such appearances of angels generally last only so long as the delivery of their message requires, but frequently their mission is prolonged, and they are represented as the constituted guardians of the nations at some particular crisis, e.g.
Though the angels who appear in the earlier works of the Old Testament are strangely impersonal and are overshadowed by the importance of the message they bring or the work they do, there are not wanting hints regarding the existence of certain ranks in the heavenly army.
We have already seen how (Daniel 10:12-21) various districts are allotted to various angels who are termed their princes, and the same feature reappears still more markedly in the Apocalyptic "angels of the seven churches", though it is impossible to decide what is the precise signification of the term.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01476d.htm   (6002 words)

  
  Angel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Angels are referred to in connection with their special missions as, for instance, the "angel which hath redeemed," "an interpreter," "the angel that destroyed," "messenger of the covenant," "angel of his presence," and "a band of angels of evil" (Gen. xlviii.
Angels foretold to Abraham the birth of Isaac, to Manoah the birth of Samson, and to Abraham the destruction of Sodom.
The belief in angels is central to the religion of Islam, beginning with the belief that the Qur'an was dictated to the Prophet Muhammad by the chief of all angels, the archangel Jibril (Gabriel).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Angel   (6778 words)

  
 Angel (TV series) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For example, scenes were cut from Episode 1, "City of," in which Angel tasted the blood of murder victim; the episode that was originally written to be the second episode, "Corrupt" was abandoned altogether.
David Boreanaz (Angel) and Christian Kane (Lindsey McDonald) are the only actors to appear in both the first and the last episodes of the series.
David Boreanaz (Angel) and Mercedes McNab (Harmony) are the only two actors to appear in the first episode of Buffy and the last episode of Angel.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Angel_(TV_series)   (2003 words)

  
 Guardian Angel Encyclopedia Article @ TheLateShift.com (The Late Shift)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A guardian angel is a spirit who is believed to protect and to guide a particular person.
The concept of tutelary angels and their hierarchy was extensively developed in the 5th century by Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite.
Thomas Aquinas agreed with Honorius and specified that it was the lowest order of angels who served as guardians, and his view was most successful in popular thought, but Duns Scotus said that any angel might accept the mission.
www.thelateshift.com /encyclopedia/Guardian_angel   (475 words)

  
 Angel / David Boreanaz - BuffyGuide.com
Angel the vampire was "born" in 1753, making him 246 or 247 in vamp years (these are the dates given on Angel's tombstone in flashbacks of the Angel episode "The Prodigal").
Angel was a bit of a rogue, and a drinker as well.
Angel decided to help the Slayer, eventually growing close to her and becoming a useful ally to the Scooby Gang.
www.buffyguide.com /players/angel.php   (602 words)

  
 "Angel" (1999)
The vampire Angel, cursed with a soul, moves to Los Angeles and aids people with supernatural-related problems while questing for his own redemption.
Joss Whedon played Lorne's brother Numfar in "Through The Looking Glass" (he dances in the background), David Fury played a devil worshipper who is threatened by Angel in "Reprise", and a puppeteer in "Smile Time" and Marti Noxon plays Cordelia's friend in the faux-credit sequence to the sitcom Cordy in the episode "Birthday".
Angel is not a typical horror show, as it deals much more with human relations than it deals with the supernatural.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0162065   (591 words)

  
 Angel - BuffyGuide.com
Angel stays the night (and the next day) and when Buffy returns home from school they kiss for the first time, but Angel pulls away and when he turns back we discover he is a vampire.
Buffy then goes to confront Angel, but discovers the truth and that he is not evil as he has had his soul restored by a Gypsy curse.
Angel and Buffy are at the center of this episode.
www.buffyguide.com /episodes/angel.shtml   (837 words)

  
 Angel Island State Park
If you are visiting Angel Island specifically to get an Immigration Station tour, please contact the State Park Volunteer Coordinator (send email to the Volunteer Coordinator or call 415-435-3522) to verify staffing plans for your date.
Angel Island is a hilly, grass and forest-covered island, the largest in San Francisco Bay.
The Angel Island Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
www.angelisland.org   (658 words)

  
 Archangel
Recently the Angel joined the Defenders and remained with the team after the Beast reorganized the group.
Subsequently, in a battle with the Marauders during their massacre of the mutant Morlocks, the Angel was caught by Blockbuster.
The thunder god Thor rescued the Angel, but the bones of the Angel's wings had been permanently crippled, and his wounds became infected.
www.marveldirectory.com /individuals/a/archangel.htm   (1215 words)

  
 New Catholic Dictionary: angel   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A pure spirit, created by God, called angel because some are employed by God as messengers to man. "Pure spirit" means that the angelic nature is entirely spiritual, that an angel has no body and is dependent in no way, either for its existence or its operations, on matter.
The angels were created at or near the time when the material world came into existence, and were placed by God in a state of probation or trial.
It should be noted that the term "angel," while applicable to all, is also used as a distinctive name for the lowest choir, from which the guardian angels are usually selected.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/ncd00538.htm   (315 words)

  
 Angel TV Show - Angel Television Show - TV.com
Then he killed the wrong girl, and her grieving Gypsy family cursed the vampire with the return of his soul, causing him to suffer with remorse for all the hundreds of innocents that he had killed through the years.
Angel a tortured soul seeking redeption for his sins he commited as a vampire.
Angel is a vampire who got his soul restored by gypsies, because he was a ruthless killer.
www.tv.com /angel/show/12/summary.html   (873 words)

  
 Angel mistakes, goofs and bloopers
Other: In the scene when Angel runs after the barman towards the end, after the barman has tried to pass on the demon to Kate and Angel stopped him, there is a mirror, and when Angel runs past it, he has a reflection.
Revealing: When Angel stands at the cabinet with a file folder in his hand, you don't see the folder in the reflection in the window (which Cordelia uses as mirror to put on her lipstick) but you can see the cabinet.
Visible crew/equipment: When Angel is fighting the demon who protects the pregnant woman, at one point a crew member (in ordinary street clothes) shows behind them for a few frames.
www.moviemistakes.com /tv3214   (895 words)

  
 Angel - The TV IV   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Angel (1999–2004) is a spinoff of the cult favorite Buffy the Vampire Slayer, both created by Joss Whedon.
Angel stars David Boreanaz as the lead character, Angel (a vampire with a soul), and Charisma Carpenter as Cordelia Chase, another character who crossed-over from three years on Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Angel's ultimate goal is to redeem himself, one good deed and saved soul at a time.
tviv.org /Angel   (256 words)

  
 Fallen Angel Encyclopedia Article @ Compaw.com (Com Paw)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Another former fallen angel, Legrand of France, the world's biggest maker of power plugs and switches, was also upgraded from junk in April after selling...
Abaddon: Fallen Angel is an RPG computer game made by Gerard Prudhomme.
It has been in development since 1992 and is available as a free download.
compaw.com /encyclopedia/Abaddon:_Fallen_Angel   (151 words)

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