(Saint) (October 24) One of the three Angels venerated by name in the Church. Saint Raphael (Tobit 12:15) is “One of the Seven who stand before the Lord.” The Book of Tobias consists of the relation of one of his beneficent ministrations to men. Many churches are dedicated to him, and his Feast is celebrated very generally throughout the Church.
- Monks of Ramsgate. “Raphael the Archangel”. , 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 October 2016. Web. 17 January 2017. <>