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Saint barachiel guardian angel

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In the Third Book of Enoch he is described as one of the angelic princes, with a myriad of someministering angels attending him. He is described in the Almadel of Solomon as one of the chief angels of the first and fourth chora. In iconography Barachiel is sometimes shown holding a white rose against the chest, or with rose petals scattered on the clothing particularly the cloak.

In Roman Catholicism, Barachiel is depicted holding a bread basket or a staff, both of which symbolize the blessings of children that God bestows on parents. Barachiel's responsibilities are as varied as the blessings for which the archangel is named, Barachiel is also the chief of the guardian angels and it is written that Barachiel may be prayed to for all the benefits Saint barachiel guardian angel the guardian angel is thought to confer if one is not praying to the guardian angel directly, but as an intercession.

He is seen as an official saint in Byzantine Catholic and Eastern Orthodox tradition, in particular a patron of family and married life. Barachiel is also traditionally associated with the month Saint barachiel guardian angel February and the Zodiacal sign Pisces. The Third Book of Enoch describes archangel Barachiel as one of the angels who serve as great and honored angelic princes in heaven, and mentions that Barachiel leadsother angels.

He is considered one of the seraphim class of angels who guard God's throne, as well as the leader of all the guardian angels. A general prayer to St.

Barachiel common in Byzantine Catholic and Orthodox traditions is as follows:. O Powerful Archangel, St. We are in the world filled with confusion and demonic influences. Come to our aid as we do not know our left and right; how to relate to Jesus on daily bases; how to be sensitive to the Holy Spirit - Spirit of truth.

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