Angels in the Arts

We continue our series on angels this week with a look at how cherubs  are depicted in various works of art.  Their beautiful spirits are captured in many works including these two paintings by Carraci and Perugino. An Angel Visits The Three Marys at the Tomb...

Apocryphal Angels – Uriel

Although the Catholic Church only recognizes three archangels canonically, one can assume there are at least four more due the regular references that they are each “one of the seven.” The apocryphal text the Book of Enoch includes the names of several...

St. Raphael

Raphael is one of the seven archangels that surround the throne of God. Raphael, which means, “God heals”, is the patron of the blind, of happy meetings, nurses, physicians and travelers. His feast day is celebrated on September 29th. Raphael is found in the Bible in...

Archangel Gabriel

Messages come in many forms. There are instant messages, email messages, texts, and tweets – a variety of quick, easy to read bits of information. But imagine receiving direct messages from God, transmitted through an Archangel. Would you be open to receiving...

St. Michael the Archangel

  If box office receipts are any indication, the stories of military heroes resonate strongly with most people. The military hero of the Archangels is certainly one of the most well-known and popular of the Archangels – the great St. Michael. This powerful...