guardian angel


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guardian angel

believed to protect a particular person. [Folklore: Misc.]
See: Angel

guardian angel

term for Christian namesake who watches over a young child. [Christianity: Misc.]
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Marking the day's memorial of the Holy Guardian Angels, the pope's homily focused on these angels, saying they were "like an ambassador of God.
Gerald Dumoulin, CEO of Guardian Angel, said the merger is the result of an environment of increased competition and economic pressures that has made it increasingly difficult to continue growing and providing all the products that its members need.
The red beret wearing Guardian Angels were founded in 1979 to combat violence and crime on New York's subways.
The survey showed 45% of those interviewed from Oxford and 43% of those from Hull said they believed they had a guardian angel, with this figure falling to 16% for those in Edinburgh.
Guardian Angel House delicately weaves together the Catholic and the Jewish faiths with great respect for both.
Uncomfortable with the pain of teenage relationships Noah comes to terms with the way Barbra and Andy communicate by asking for help from his mentor Guardian Angel Jake.
To be honest, it had never crossed my mind that everyone had a guardian angel to look after their lot in life and I can't see me believing it now - and it bothers me a little.
Orange earmarked the British Legion Club in Hurst Lane, Shard End, as the site, but the plans set alarm bells ringing among mums and dads of pupils at Guardian Angels Primary School, less than 400 metres away.
For the First Communion recipient who has everything, there's the Comfy Cozy glow-in-the-dark guardian angel pillowcase (comfycozy.
Kimber's new non-lethal alternatives, The Guardian Angel and the JPX, have made those issues a thing of the past.
During induction week the Angels can be spotted, wearing the famed Guardian Angel t-shirt, unloading cars and climbing flights of stairs as students move in to Halls of Residence on campus.
The Guardian Angel fits easily in your hand and weighs 4.