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From Sofrino, pocket size 3 x 2.5 inches, 


Holy Archangel Barachiel, Blessing of God

Commemorated Nov. 8/Nov. 21

The Archangel Barachiel, whose name means “the blessing of God,” entreats the mercy of God for people.

On icons the Archangels are depicted in according to the character of their service:

Barachiel is shown with a white rose on his breast. 


Prayer to the Holy Archangel Barahiel

O great Archangel of God Archangel Varahiel, standing before the throne of God, and from there you bring the blessing of God to the homes of God's servants; ask the Lord for mercy and blessings on our houses, on our livestock, on our fields, may the Lord God bless us from Zion and from His Holy Mountain, give our cattle an abundance and an abundance of the fruits of the earth, and give us health, and salvation, and help , and will vouchsafe the Kingdom of Heaven with all the Saints, the prayers of the Most Pure Lady and all the saints of the Heavenly Powers, always: now and forever, and forever and ever. Amen.



Icon Holy Archangel Barahiel Russian Style

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