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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. Angel to the rescue, by Mary
  2. i saw the light of glory, by grace.p.
  3. Saved from death, by Sylvia
  4. saving an infant, by Amanda Allen
  5. PROTECTORS, by Paul
  6. the two, by kerry
  7. A Beautiful Glow, by Angela
  8. Not Just an Ordinary Man, by Summer DeFelice
  9. Relax, by William Jensen
  10. St. Raphael, by Richard M. Hanisits, M.Ed.
  1. No Title, by Amy
  2. clouds, by bob wintersons
  3. baby angel, by Anna
  4. Angels, by Debra Smith
  5. A Blessed Life, by Emma
  6. Saved by a legion of Angels, by Catherine Eisenhart
  7. My Wedding day, by Jennifer Smith Barras
  8. Dad, by Kathy Armstrong Alegria
  9. Archangel Gaberial, by Curt
  10. Angels by the road, by Holly B
  11. The Angel Who Lost Her Tree, by Joe DiMino
  12. SARAH, by Colleen Ferguson
  13. whatever you do to the least of my brothers, by Manny
  14. Angel in the crib, by Emma
  15. Angel of the Miraculous Medal, by Nicole Curry
  16. car accident, by Tiffany
  17. Highway Angel, by GilbertTX
  18. a brief glimpse, by valerie
  19. My Guardian Angel Encounter, by Doris Van Wiltenburg
  20. Out Of The Woods, by Carol Ross
  1. angel in the sky, by L. Hernandez
  2. Must go to church!, by Angela Lopez
  3. Car Angel, by LISA MENINO
  4. Vietnam War Miracle, by Sidney Mathious
  5. Miracle as a child playing, by Sidney Mathious
  6. angel walked with me all day, by ashlea
  7. The Dove, by Michael De La Cerda
  8. Peace, by Carrie
  9. A visit at night, by G. Milling
  10. While in France., by Nita C. Hicks
  11. Angel told me my mother would be ok, by Joe Genovese
  12. Road side assistance, by Joe Genovese
  13. The Blessed Mother in a dream, by D. Mather CA
  14. my story, by me
  15. saved by angel, by lisa badon
  16. Saved By An Angel, by Lisa
  17. Angel Kisses, by Sarah Malone
  18. Dream of a voice and white surroundings, by Mary in NJ
  19. Auto Accident, by MaryinNJ
  20. Open My Eyes, by Marian Grace

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