Daily Reflections of Saint Padre Pio: On Guardian Angels and Souls in Purgatory

Guardian Angel:

Send me your Guardian Angel:
“If you need me and cannot come to visit me, enter in a church, kneel at the Blessed 
Sacrament, and send me your Guardian Angel.”
“Send the guardian angel. He doesn’t pay a train ticket and doesn’t consume shoes.”
Guardian Angel lifetime companion:
“My guardian Angel has been my faithful companion since my infancy.”
“When we die, our Guardian Angel will take our soul to heaven.”
“From cradle to grave our Guardian Angel never leaves us alone; not even when we 
“Our Guardian Angel never leaves us, even when we are disgusting God with our 
“Oh if all men could understand this great gift that God assigned to us; this celestial 
spirit. “
“For whoever is alone there is his Guardian Angel.”
“What consolation when, at the moment of death, you will see this Angel, 
who accompanied you through life and was so liberal in maternal care.”

Guardian Angel on duty:

“Our Guardian Angel is a great gift from the Providence to us.”
“The duty of the Guardian Angel is not only of spiritual guidance. He also prevents
bodily harm for us.”
“Our Guardian Angel prays constantly for us.”
“Let’s confide to Our Guardian Angel our pains and sorrows. He is like a friend, like 
a brother.”
“The angels envy us for one thing only: they cannot suffer for God.”
“Your Guardian Angel prays for you; offers to God all the good works you 
accomplish; your holy and pure desires.”
“When you seem to be alone here a friendly soul to whom you can unburden 
yourself and in whom you can confide your sorrows.”
“Do not forget this invisible companion, always present to listen to you; always ready 
to console you.”
“Invoke often this Guardian Angel, and repeat the beautiful prayer: ‘Oh Angel of 
“May the desire to see this inseparable companion incite you to leave this body 
“Often remember his presence; thank him; pray to him; Respect him; be in constant 
fear of offending the purity of his gaze.”
“The mission of my Guardian Angel Includes explaining me other languages.”

Padre Pio and the souls in Purgatory:

“Most of the saved pass through Purgatory before arriving at the fullness of 
“More souls of the dead from Purgatory than of the living climb this mountain to 
attend my Masses and seek my prayers.”
“The souls in Purgatory pray for us, and their prayers are even more effective than 
ours, because they are accompanied by their suffering. So, let’s pray for them, and 
let’s pray them to pray for us.”
“The souls in Purgatory repay the prayers that we say for them.”
“When we pray for the souls in Purgatory we will always get something back.”


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