Invoking the Four Archangels
Discover strength and comfort by reaching out to Michael, Gabriel, Raphael, and Uriel.
This ritual invokes Michael, Gabriel, Raphael, and Uriel. It is used mainly to gain insight and protection for yourself, people you know, and for all of humanity.
I like to stand while doing this ritual, but you can sit down in a straight-backed chair, if you prefer. Face east. Close your eyes and take three or four deep breaths. Visualize yourself surrounded by a pure white light of protection.
When you feel ready, invoke Michael, the archangel of the south. He stands by your right-hand side. You do this by saying the following words out loud:
“I now invoke the mighty and powerful Archangel Michael to stand at my right-hand side. Please grant me the strength, courage, integrity, and protection I need to fulfill my purpose in this incarnation. Please use your sword to cut away any doubts and negativity. Surround me with your protection, so that I may always work on the side of good. Thank you.”
Pause for thirty seconds. Become aware of Michael standing beside you, and be alert for any insights or words that he may offer. When you feel ready, invoke Uriel to stand at your left-hand side. Use the following, or similar, words:
“I now invoke the mighty and powerful Archangel Uriel to stand on my left-hand side. Please release all my tensions, worries, and insecurities. Grant me tranquility and peace of mind. Help me to serve others, and to give and receive generously. Thank you.”
Pause again for thirty seconds, and see if Uriel has a message for you. You will sense Uriel standing to your left. Smiling, acknowledge his presence, and remain alert for any wisdom or advice that he might offer. When you feel ready, invoke Raphael to stand in front of you.
“I now invoke the mighty and powerful Archangel Raphael to stand in front of me. Please fill me with wholeness and good health. Help me heal the wounds from the past. Please heal and restore every aspect of my being. Thank you."
Pause silently, and see if Raphael has a message for you. You are likely to sense the wholeness and unity he brings to your being, even if you do not receive a specific message. When you feel ready, ask Gabriel to stand behind you.
“I now invoke the mighty and powerful Archangel Gabriel to stand behind me. Please bring me insights so that I may always walk in the light. Remove all my doubts and fears, and purify my body, mind, and spirit. Thank you.”
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