5. How to Work with Angels – Lessons 5
Meeting the Angels – Angels of Guidance
Overview of Lesson 5 for Children Ages 3 to 6
- Archangel Gabriel is always there for you if you call to him.
- You have a special work to do in this life. Archangel Gabriel will help you to understand your work and do it.
- Archangel Gabriel will help you organize your life and meet people who will help you do your special work.
- You can pray to him every day.
SUGGESTED MUSIC: “Intermezzo” from Cavalleria Rusticana by Masgani is good for meditation on Archangel Gabriel. Music associated with the white ray includes drum and Indian tabla music.
CHAPTER: Angels of Guidance
MATERIALS: Shoebox and clay or cardboard, scissors and markers or paint
is your friend of light.
He is there for you
when you need him.
Remember to call to him!
Gabriel’s name means
“God is my strength.”
He is the leader of the
white angels of God’s
guidance and purity.
Archangel Gabriel in the Bible
In the book of Luke, Archangel Gabriel comes to Mother Mary to tell her that she will be the mother of Jesus.
Activity 1: Gabriel and the Annunciation
Birth of Jesus in the manger
Get a shoe box or other small box to use for a diorama. Color it and decorate it as a simple room. Make clay or cardboard figurines of Archangel Gabriel and Mother Mary.
Find Luke Chapter 1, verses 26-33 in the Bible. Read it aloud to your child. Act it out with the figurines of Archangel Gabriel and Mother Mary. Your child may choose to work with the figurines and retell the story as often as desired.
Gabriel came to Daniel
In the book of Daniel, Archangel Gabriel
helps the prophet understand
the wisdom given to him
in his dreams and visions.
What can I ask him for?
- To show you God’s plan for your life
- Help to create order in your life
- Help to bring you joy and happiness
- Help take away feelings of being discouraged
- Help to dissolve feelings of dislike or criticism
- World service – Archangel Gabriel helps to keep the peace and helps in times of disasters, especially to make sure people have food and medical supplies
How do I ask him to help?
- Fiat – You can ask for Archangel Gabriel’s immediate help anytime with a short prayer, using the meaning of his name: “God is my strength!”
- Prayer – “I AM pure, pure, pure by God’s own word!”
- Visualization – When you prepare to go to sleep, visualize the angels coming to take you to the retreat where you wish to go.
- Daily prayers – The best way to make sure Archangel Gabriel will always be there for you is to pray to him EVERY DAY.