The Multiple Responsibilities of the Patron Angels Uriel, Gabriel, Raphael, and Michael

Not only are the Four Archangels Uriel, Gabriel, Raphael, and Michael in charge of the Cardinal Directions and Four Elements, they also have part-time responsibilities in certain unique areas. In short, they are not just Archangels, but Patron Angels as well. These are listed below:

PATRON ANGELS- Those special angels who have a particular devotion to or authority over certain people, places, or professions are called patron angels:

Chaos- (Michael or Satan)
Compassion- (Raphael)
Fire- (Nathaniel or Gabriel)FOURANGELSFLYINGOVEREARTHanglwrld.jpg
Insomnia- (Michael)
Knowledge- (Raphael)
Light- (Issac, Gabriel, and Satan)
Love- (Raphael, Theliel)
Music- (Israfel or Uriel)
Poetry- (Uriel or Israfel)
Progress- (Raphael)
Repentance- (Michael, Uriel, or Raphael)
Revelation- (Gabriel)
Righteousness- (Michael)
Snow- (Salgiel or Michael)
Thunder- (Uriel or Ra’amiel)
Truth- (Amitiel, Michael, or Gabriel)
War- (Michael or Gabriel)

Angels from N to R,

Four (out of Seven) Days a Week for the Archangels of the Elements and Directions

ARCHANGELS of the Days


NAME: Michael
MEANING: ‘Like unto God’
REFERENCE: Daniel 10:13,12:1; Jude 1:9 and Revelation 12,8.
DAY: Sunday


NAME: Gabriel
MEANING: ‘Man of God’
REFERENCE: Daniel 8:16,9:21, and Luke 1:19-26
DAY: Monday


NAME: Raphael
MEANING: ‘Help of God’
REFERENCE: Tobit 3:17, 12:15
DAY: Tuesday


NAME: Uriel
MEANING: ‘Fire of God’
REFERENCE: 2 Ezdras 4:36, 4:1
DAY: Wednesday


Within the contemporary Catholic Church, the seven archangels correspond with the days of the week, and each archangel has been canonized as a saint. As the list goes, Saint Michael represents Sunday, Saint Gabriel represents Monday, Saint Raphael represents Tuesday, Saint Uriel represents Wednesday…

– The Seven Archangels, The Apologist, by Aaron Olson,

A few archangels are given specific names.
Michael (Means like God) found in Dan 10:13,12:1; Jude 1:9 and Rev 12,8.
Gabriel (Man of God), found in Dan 8:16,9:21, and Lk 1:19-26.
Raphael (The Help of God), Tobit 3:17, 12:15
Uriel (Fire of God) found in 2 Ezdras 4:36, 4:1

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Elemental Archangels of the Four Corners

Elemental Archangels of the Four Corners

Do you have knowledge that the four archangels represent a specific cardinal point: Michael the South, Gabriel the West, Uriel the North, and Raphael the East? –

– One Archangel Two Archangels, by William D. Webber, Inspiration,



Uriel, Cardinal Angel of the Northern Corner, Elemental Angel of Earth
Gabriel, Cardinal Angel of the Western Corner, Elemental Angel of Water
Raphael. Cardinal Angel of the Eastern Corner, Elemental Angel of Air
Michael: Cardinal Angel of the Southern Corner, Elemental Angel of Fire

Archangels of the Four Elements- Fire: Michael, Water: Gabriel, Earth: Uriel, and Air: Raphael.

– Miscellaneous Information, Magical Cornicopia

The Four Cardinal Archangels and Directions in Judaism

The Holy One created Four Cardinal Directions in the world- East, West, North, and South. East, from where the light shines forth into the world…As the Holy One, blessed be He, created the Four Cardinal directions and four standards corresponding to them, so also did He set about His throne Four Angels- Michael, Gabriel, Uriel, and Raphael.

Midrash Rabbah, Numbers 2:7-10