Raphael is the name of an archangel in the Abrahamic religions. In Christianity and Judaism, Raphael is known to perform acts of healing. I will be calling upon Raphael to assist in my Reiki sessions! He looks like a warrior of light and protection!
January 1 is the Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God. This beautiful picture, called “ Blue Madonna” was painted by Irena Jakus. Irena’s apostolate is called Holy Art - Jeweled Masterpieces for God's Glory. For more information on Irena's work .