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God hears them, and (to the relief of Sarah's father, who already had a grave dug for son-in-law number eight) they spend their wedding night in connubial bliss.
The author of this prayer must have figured that, if Raphael could help Sarah, he could help anyone.
Raphael the Archangel, the patron of happy meetings, as a powerful ally in finding the marriage partner. New Covenant 14-15 Our Sunday Visitor, Inc., June 1997 I had no idea weddings could be so depressing until I went to eight of them one summer.
Sure, I was glad the marital miracle could happen for so many people just like me. I wasn't convinced but, when I read the prayer, I knew she was right. I don't say that because I instantly met and married the man of my dreams.
Raphael is credited with driving the evil spirit from Sarah and restoring Tobit's vision, allowing him to see the light of Heaven and for receiving all good things through his intercession.
Disguised as a human in the Book of Tobit, Raphael refers to himself as "Azarias the son of the great Ananias" and travels alongside Tobit's son, Tobiah.
But after that eighth wedding, I started wondering when it'd stop happening for people like me and actually happen for me. While I was moaning something along these lines to a co-worker, she said, "I have this really cool prayer to St. (I didn't.) I say that because it was like a spiritual whack on the side of the head, letting me recapture something of God's vision for marriage.
After all, I had prayed, discerned, consulted my spiritual director. Raphael — I'll give you a copy." I thanked her, hesitating to ask the obvious: If this prayer is so great, why are you still single? This little-known prayer is derived from the Book of Tobit.
The demon Asmodeus killed every man Sarah married on the night of the wedding, before the marriage could be consummated.
Raphael guided Tobiah and taught him how to safely enter the marriage with Sarah.
I don’t even know how to get a bloody date in the first place (because there are no single Catholic men, much less ones that have ever shown an interest).