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St. Raphael - Angel Stories

By: Richard M. Hanisits, M.Ed.

It must be 30 years ago that a former student dropped by my office, where I was a guidance counselor in a Chicago Catholic high school. Passing through town he decided to pay me a visit. We chatted for sometime when he sorrowfully disclosed that he and his wife had almost given up in trying to conceive a child. Seized, I guess, by a sudden inspiration, I asked if his faith was strong; and he said, yes. I said that I wanted to tell him about a friend of mine, Saint Raphael the Archangel. I narrated briefly who saint Raphael was and the great things attributed to Raphael by the Church. Then I removed a medal of Saint Raphael from a desk drawer and handed it to him. I remember I said: " Take this medal and place it on your marriage bed, and pray to Saint Raphael for the gift of a child."
Months later the young man called me long distance from a hospital in Baltimore to inform me that his wife had given birth to a healthy baby girl. He kept in touch with me for awhile and several times asked for several medals of Saint Raphael. We somehow lost touch; and sometimes I think that miracle baby must be married by now and perhaps a mother. Thank you, Saint Raphael, and lead us to those for whom we are looking.


Angel Stories

Some may never see with earthly eyes these heavenly beings or know that they exist. Many are unaware of the numerous ways they have protected and guided us. We would like to share with you the stories of people who take pleasure in expressing how real angels are.

Angel Stories


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  1. Encounter with an archangel, by June Warner
  2. Holy Angels Among Us, by Rebecca
  3. my ANGEL, by Beverly
  4. Mother's Love, by Julie
  5. Norah's Life, by Julie
  6. IT WAS TWO ANELS WHO SAVED MY BROTHER, by Sherrie
  7. Angel with eyes of fire, by B
  8. The Tallest Angel, by Karine-Geraldine Buchanan
  9. I met him at last, by Marge Ross
  10. God sent an Angel to stop one more step, by Lilly Kelley
  1. The angel in the Stratosphere, by George Valdez Velasco
  2. An Angel on the Way Home, by Zehry Galingan
  3. Doubting the Guardian Angel's Existance, by Aluna Abbott
  4. Spiritual moment, by Andy
  5. MY GUARDIAN ANGEL, by Stella
  6. My Angel, by Crissy
  7. Godsend, by Char S.
  8. Teresa's Angel, by Teresa Marie Staal Cowley
  9. A Broken Down Car, by Marlene
  10. A Dream, by Marlene Slominski
  11. Heavenly Arms, by Cathy Robinson
  12. Devine Intervention, by Anthony
  13. How to Crawl, by C.G.Collier
  14. flash of light pillow of calmness, by teresa
  15. Maybe He's An Angel, by Anna Eftink
  16. Angels for the birds, by CMB
  17. angel of comfort, by ROSEMARY MORSE
  18. the love of an angel (would u die for him), by kristine ledford
  19. My First Written Encounter, by Tommy Fry
  20. Angel in a flash, by Carl
  1. A Beautiful Messenger, by Evelyn Kritenbrink
  2. My angels for a validation, by Claudia Dominguez P.
  3. Shrinking cars, by Penny
  4. The Angel of the Wave Pool, by Jeremy Mezera
  5. A Need to help my Sister, by mymessage
  6. Peace be with you, by Guerda
  7. Security guard angel , by Brenda
  8. St. Mary in my dream on 1st Nov. (day of all saints), by Mymessage
  9. My Gardian in Adoration Chapel, by John R. Broussard
  10. Angel in an open coat, by Joseph-Bernard Snyder, S.F.O.
  11. My Guardian Angel, by Alexandra
  12. Mery's message for Confession, by mymessage
  13. dreams, by demi
  14. Angel Of My Dreams, by Rene Kuylen (From Belize, Central America)
  15. Angels saved me twice, by Tricia Coleman
  16. When i was 6 years old., by Dankly
  17. I saw an Angel once, by David Munyon
  18. halo, by Joanne B
  19. Uncle Mike, by Rebecca Cory in Brandon, FL
  20. Heaven, by Melissa Dorethy

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