The Archangels are the
overseers of the Angelic Realm. They work by God’s side and in
concert with the guardian angels to help humanity in powerful
The Archangels have
specific jobs and duties and are available to everyone at all
times. As with all angels, they are not bound by time or space
and can be with many people simultaneously. You simply need to
ask for their presence and assistance and they will be there.
When you call upon the Archangels, you are bringing in strong,
powerful energies that will create miracles in your life. You
can use the same techniques in Connecting With Angels to connect
with the Archangels. Or you can simply call upon them mentally
or with your heart.
The names, rankings, and
meanings associated with the Archangels vary according to
different religions and cultures. The exact number of Archangels
also differs in various traditions. The following lists bring
together most of the currently known Archangels, all of whom are
non-denominational. The Archangels offer their help to every
individual, regardless of his or her belief system.
The following four
Archangels may be the best known of all the Archangels, perhaps
because their presence has been noted in many historical and
biblical accounts. Today, they are still strongly making their
presence known and working in tandem with humanity to co-create
a more peaceful world. Whether you are in need of help with an
everyday problem, or seeking assistance to discover and fulfill
your life’s mission, these Archangels willingly and joyfully
stand by your side as you call on them. Here are some of the
ways in which these Archangels might assist you.
He is the Archangel who oversees lightworkers and
helps them unfold and fulfill their purposes. He helps with the
release and transmutation of fear and negative energy. Call on
Michael when you are feeling afraid in any way. He can help you
feel safe and bring you the courage you need to move forward
toward your desired goals. Michael also assists in cleansing
negative energies from any person, place or situation.
(or Gabrielle) – This Archangel can have
either a masculine or feminine energy. Known as the angel that
announced the coming birth of Christ, Gabriel is associated with
communication. Call on Gabriel to assist with you with any kind
of communication, whether it is talking openly with a loved one
or speaking your truth. He also assists writers, journalists,
and artists in getting their messages out to the world.
He is the healing angel. Raphael works
closely with those in healing professions and assists people in
discovering their healing abilities. You can call on Raphael
when you are physically ill or injured or send him to the side
of anyone who is in need of healing.
He is the wise angel who sheds light on all
darkness. When you are feeling depressed, angry, victimized, or
confused, call on Uriel. He will come and pour his golden light
over you and help you release anger, unforgiveness, and any
other negative emotions that may be clouding your vision and
judgment. He will help you find peace and answers.
There are many more
Archangels who can assist you in a variety of ways. The
following list includes several of these Archangels and offers
some suggestions for working with each of them. Enjoy!
Information reprinted from
Messages From Your Angels by Doreen Virtue
Name means “lion or lioness of God.” Ariel is
known as the Archangel of the Earth because she works tirelessly
on behalf of the planets. Ariel oversees the elemental kingdom,
and helps in the healing of animals, especially the
non-domesticated kind. Call upon Ariel to become better
acquainted with the fairies, to help with environmental
concerns, or to heal an injured wild bird or animal.
Name means “whom God helps.” Azrael is sometimes called
the “Angel of Death” because he meets people at the time of
their physical death and escorts them to the other side. He
helps newly crossed-over souls to feel comfortable and very
loved. Azrael helps ministers of all religions, and also
spiritual teachers. Call upon Azrael for your deceased or dying
loved ones, and also for help with your formal or informal
Name means “he who sees
God.” This archangel is also known by several other names,
including Camael, Camiel, Camiul, Camniel, Cancel, Johoel,
Kemuel, Khamael, Seraphiel, and Shemuel. Archangel Chamuel helps
us find and locate important parts of our lives. Call upon
Chamuel to find a new love relationship, new friends, a new job,
or any lost item. Once found, Chamuel will help you build and
maintain your new situation. So, call upon Chamuel if you need
help in repairing any misunderstandings in any personal or work
Name means “grace of God.” Call upon Haniel whenever
you wish to add grace and its effects (peace, serenity,
enjoyment of good friends’ company, beauty, harmony, and so on)
to your life. You can also call upon Haniel before any event in
which you desire to be the embodiment of grace, such as giving
an important presentation, being interviewed for a job, or going
on a first date.
Name means “mercy of God.” Jeremiel is an inspirer
who motivates us to devote ourselves to spiritual acts of
service. He’s also involved with the process of attaining
Divine wisdom. Call upon Jeremiel if you feel “stuck”
spiritually, and to regain enthusiasm about your spiritual path
and Divine mission.
Name means “beauty of God.” Also known as Iophiel and
Zophiel, she is the Patron Archangel of Artists, who helps us
see and maintain beauty in life. Call upon Jophiel before
beginning any artistic project. Since Jophiel is involved in
beautifying the planet by cleansing it of pollution, ask her for
assignments to help in this vital mission.
Name means “Angel of Presence.” He is thought to be
the youngest and the tallest of the archangels, and the only
archangel who once walked upon the earth as a man (as the
prophet Enoch). Metatron works with Mother Mary to help
children, both living and crossed over. Call upon Metatron for
any kind of assistance you may need with your children. His
intervention often involves helping youngsters open their
spiritual awareness and understanding.
Name means “friend of God.” He is often called the
Archangel of Justice and Fairness, and he is the champion of
underdogs. Call upon Raguel whenever you feel that you’re being
overpowered or manipulated. Raguel will intervene by giving you
guidance about how to attain balanced power and fairness within
the structure of your personal and community relationships. Also
call upon Raguel on behalf of another person who is being
Name means “secret of God.” Raziel is said to stand
very near to God, so he hears all Divine conversations about
universal secrets and mysteries. Raziel wrote these
secrets into a document that he gave to Adam, which eventually
ended up in the hands of the prophets Enoch and Samuel. Call
upon Raziel whenever you wish to understand esoteric material,
or to engage in alchemy or manifestation.
Name means “brother,” because he is the twin
brother of Archangel Metatron. Sandalphon is the Archangel of
Music and Prayer. He assists Archangel Michael to clear away
fear and the effects of fear (probably with music).
Put on some soothing music, and call upon Sandalphon to dispel
any spiritual confusion.
Name means “righteousness of God.” Zadkiel helps us
attain freedom through forgiveness, and he is known as the
Patron Archangel of Those Who Forgive. For this reason, call
upon Zadkiel to help you release toxins from anger and
unforgiveness (toward yourself or another). Zadkiel helps us to
view others with compassion, instead of judgment.
Call upon these Angels often
help you on your own path!