Prayers to the archangel Raphael help us to be guided from a higher source. It also helps us to appreciate what is happening in our life and how we are supposed to deal with it. This prayer can help you overcome any obstacles that comes in your way, especially when you are going through difficult times. This prayer is for guidance and as an appreciation to the Archangel Raphael. He is a great prince of the heavenly court and has many gifts such as wisdom, grace, consoler of the afflicted, refuge of sinners and guide on all journeys. The person who created this prayer asked for assistance from God through Raphael in all their needs and sufferings.
If you need more help or guidance, then this prayer will do just that!
Thank you, my guardian angel. I know how you look out for me, I appreciate that. I pray that God will keep us in his holy presence and with him at all times. He keeps his promises, so I know he won’t let anything bad happen to me ever because Jesus is with me everywhere I go! And no matter what happens or what decisions are made, he will protect them from the evil one in the name of Jesus!
Dear Angel, I wish you could know how blessed I am to have you in my life. I really do appreciate everything you have done for me. Your guidance and love make me stronger, wiser and more confident in who I am.
Dear angel, Thank you for always being there when I need you. I know how much you love me and how good you are at giving me advice too.You inspire me in every day life and believe it or not, some of your advice works which is cool!! You are the best. Thank you so much for everything!#thankyouangel
Dear God, thank you for the blessings you have bestowed upon me. Thank you for your faithfulness, kindness and just being there when I need you. Thank you for keeping guard over my family and friends as well as being there when things seem to get too tough, because they are all in your hands. Thanks everybody, mom and dad; my grandparents, aunts and uncles; cousins; good friend who has always been a shoulder to lean on no matter what. Thank God for His loving-kindness; His wisdom, protection and grace thrown at me! Thanks everybody!
O Glorious Archangel St. Raphael, great prince of the heavenly court, you are illustrious for your gifts of wisdom and grace. You are a guide of those who journey by land or sea or air, consoler of the afflicted, and refuge of sinners. I beg you, assist me in all my needs and in all the sufferings of this life, as once you helped the young Tobias on his travels. Because you are the “medicine of God” I humbly pray you to heal the many infirmities of my soul and the ills that afflict my body. I especially ask of you the favor (here mention your special intention), and the great grace of purity to prepare me to be the temple of the Holy Spirit. Amen.
Short Prayer to St. Raphael the Archangel
St. Raphael, the Archangel, arrow and medicine of Divine Love, wound our hearts, we implore you, with the burning love of God and let this wound never heal, so that even in daily life we might always remain upon the path of love and overcome all things through love. Amen.
Consecration Prayer to St. Raphael
Holy Archangel Raphael, standing so close to the throne of God and offering Him our prayers, I venerate you as God’s special Friend and Messenger. I choose you as my Patron and wish to love and obey you as young Tobias did. I consecrate to you my body and soul, all my work, and my whole life. I want you to be my Guide and Counsellor in all the dangerous and difficult problems and decisions of my life. Remember, dearest Saint Raphael, that the grace of God preserved you with the good angels in heaven when the proud ones were cast into hell. I entreat you, therefore, to help me in my struggle against the world, the flesh, and the devil. Defend me from all dangers and every occasion of sin. Direct me always in the way of peace, safety, and salvation. Offer my prayers to God as you offered those of Tobias, so that through your intercession I may obtain the graces necessary for the salvation of my soul. Remember me and always entreat for me before the Face of the Son of God. Help me to love and serve my God faithfully, to die in His grace, and finally to merit to join you in seeing and praising God forever in heaven. Amen.
Saint Raphael is known as the healer, as he provides ultimate serenity to the body and soul as well. Archangel St. Raphael is also one of the only 3 mentioned in the Holy Bible.
The meaning of Raphael is “God Heals“. In the Book of Tobit, He reveals himself as “the angel Raphael, one of the seven, who stand before the Lord” and who would heal the Earth.
St. Raphael is considered the patron saint of travelers, sailors, the blind, bodily ills, happy meetings, nurses, physicians, medical workers, matchmakers, Christian marriage, and Catholic studies.
He is often depicted holding a staff. He is also shown either holding or standing on a fish.
When Do You Recite Archangel Raphael Prayers?
Whenever you are in despair or feel scattered, it’s very tough to maintain your inner faith during the most critical times of your life.
But people who keep faith in themselves and God are the ultimate achievers. They are the ones who are able to tackle the toughest of situations with a smile on their face.
You must not step back just because you or your loved ones are sick and need healing.
Feel free to call St. Raphael by praying to him with full devotion. You will surely find a way out of the mess you are in.
Praying to St. Raphael the Archangel is said to be truly powerful and it works for everyone who is a believer, a believer of patience and hard work. Who truly believes in faith and the divine powers of the Almighty.
Here are a few prayers of St. Raphael that you can read whenever you need intervention from higher powers for your sickness.
It will surely serve as a great help to the ones in desperate need.
Novena to St. Raphael the Archangel
St. Raphael prayer has to be done for 9 days or 9 hours straight.
You can pray the full St. Raphael the Archangel Novena below in the EXACT sequence.
The Our Father
“Our Father, Who art in Heaven, hallowed be Thy name; Thy Kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen.”
The Hail Mary
“Hail Mary full of Grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed are thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb Jesus. Holy Mary Mother of God, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death Amen.”
One Glory to be
“Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end.”
The Introduction prayer
“O Glorious Archangel St. Raphael, great prince of the heavenly court, you are illustrious for your gifts of wisdom and grace. You are a guide of those who journey by land or sea or air, consoler of the afflicted, and refuge of sinners.”
Again recite one Glory Be…
“We beg you, assist <<name>> in all his/her needs and in all the sufferings of this life, as once you helped the young Tobias on his travels. Because you are the medicine of God,” we humbly pray you to heal the many infirmities of his/her soul and the ills that afflict his/her body”.
Again recite one Glory Be…
“We especially ask of you the favor, the intercession of conversion of heart and the great grace of purity, to prepare <name>, to be the temple of the Holy Spirit. Amen.”
Again recite one Glory Be…
“St. Raphael, of the glorious seven who stand before the throne of Him who lives and reigns, Angel of health, the Lord has filled your hand with balm from heaven to soothe or cure our pains. Heal or cure the victim of disease. And guide our steps when doubtful of our ways.
May God hear and answer our prayer according to His holy will and for His greater glory. We ask this through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen”\