ST. RAPHAEL the ARCHANGEL – Patron of Blind/Love/Safe Journey
One of seven Archangels, Raphael is known as the Angel of Healing for bodily ills. According to the Book of Tobit, Raphael travelled with Tobiah and cured his companion of blindness. Raphael is also known for giving guidance and nurturing to those who suffer from relationship problems.
Patronage: Travelers, the blind, nurses, physicians, matchmakers, Christian marriages, Catholic studies, bodily ills, and druggists.
Feast Day: September 29
Memorial Day Sept 29