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What are Angels?
Angels are pure spirits without a body, created to adore and enjoy God in heaven.
Angels appeared in bodily form to Tobias, to the Blessed Virgin, and after the resurrection and ascension of our Lord.
Why are angels represented with wings?
Angels are represented with wings to show the swiftness with which they move as God's messengers, and their reverence before His throne.
Advanced Catechism of Catholic Faith and Practice, 1922.