Have you ever wondered what the names of each of the archangels mean?

CatholicLink recently posted an amazing infographic explaining the meanings of the archangels’ names: Sts. Michael, Raphael, and Gabriel.

Here’s the infographic below:

CatholicLink English

What ‘Michael’ means:

‘Michael’ means “Who is God?”

“He is one of the main angels. His name is a battle cry; both shield and weapon in the struggle against the enemy.”

What ‘Raphael’ means:

‘Raphael’ means “divine healer.”

“He is friend of the walkers and doctor of the sick, both physically and spiritually.”

What ‘Gabriel’ means:

Gabriel means “strength of God.”

“He had one of the most important missions: announcing to the Virgin Mary that she would be the Mother of the Messiah.”

Sts. Michael, Raphael, and Gabriel, pray for us!

[See also: The Chaplet of St. Michael: A Powerful Prayer for Spiritual Warfare Every Catholic Should Know]

[See also: Looking for a Holy Spouse? This Prayer May Help!]

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