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Raphael

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Saint Raphael the Archangel
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Archangel
Venerated in Roman Catholicism
Eastern Orthodoxy
Oriental Orthodoxy
Islam
Judaism
Canonized Pre-Congregation
Feast October 24
Attributes holding a bottle or flask, Archangel walking with Tobit, young man carrying a fish, young man carrying a staff
Patronage apothecaries, blind people, bodily ills, druggists, nightmares, nurses, pharmacists, physicians, shepherds, sick people, travelers, and young people

Raphael (Hebrew: רפאל, Rāṗāʼēl; Greek: Ραφαήλ, Raphaēl; Arabic: رافائيل, Rāfāʼīl; "Name means::God has healed") is one of the seven archangels and one of the three archangels named in the Bible.[1]

See Also

References

  1. Tobit 12:15 (Douay-Rheims)

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