This 14K gold-filled St. Raphael chaplet comes from the Virgo Sacrata shop. St. Raphael: The Angel of Marriage, Healing, Happy Meetings, Joy and Travel. The name Raphael comes from the Hebrew rapha (to heal) and El (God). Thus, the name means “God heals” or the “Divine Healer.” The chaplet to St. Raphael the Archangel has a set of 9 beads, and 3 end-beads for a total of 12 beads over and above the medal.
14K gold-filled St. Raphael Chaplet Parts
Beads: “A” Grade Faceted African Amethyst Beads 8 mm (untreated), cut & polished in Jaipur (India)
Small Beads: 4 (4 mm) 14/20 Yellow Gold-Filled
Chaplet Center: The Miraculous Medal, 14/20 Yellow Gold-Filled, Hand-Engraved
Medal: 7/8″ x 3/4″, 14/20 Yellow Gold-Filled, Hand-Engraved
Bead Caps: 5 mm 14/20 Yellow Gold-Filled Flower Bead Cap
Wire: 14/20 Yellow Gold-Filled Round Wire
Method: Wire-wrapped by hand
Total Length: 9.5″ (24 cm)
Gift box: Included
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This Chaplet comes with a free booklet to inspire in you a devotion to this powerful Archangel
A little book about the great Archangel Raphael, who is the Patron of Healing, of Happy Meetings, of Marriage, of Joy and of Travel. It gives the Scriptural background on St. Raphael, plus famous prayers to use in invoking the aid of this great Archangel, who identifies himself as one of the seven who stand before the Lord.
Regarding the healing powers attributed to Raphael, there is his declaration to Tobit (Tobit: 12) that he was sent by the Lord to heal him of his blindness. Raphael rescued the family, especially Sarah, from the powers of the devil. Raphael helped to recover the long, unpaid debt.
How to pray the Chaplet of Saint Raphael the Archangel
On the medal, pray the following words:
You are Raphael the Healer,
You are Raphael the Guide,
You are Raphael the Companion
Ever at human sorrow’s aide.
On each of the 3 small beads, say the Hail Mary to Mary, the Queen of angels.
On each of the 9 following beads, in honour of the 9 angelic choirs, one in honour of each choir (Angels, Archangels, Thrones, Dominations, Virtues, Principalities, Powers, Cherubim, and Seraphim) say the following prayer:
Holy, holy, holy Lord, God of Hosts.
Heaven and earth are full of your Glory!
Glory be to the Father:
Glory be to the Son;
Glory be to the Holy Spirit!
Conclude the Chaplet with the following prayer:
Saint Raphael, angel of health, of love, of joy and light,
pray for us.