Explanation and Hierarchy of the 9 Choirs of Angels
This is a draft cheat sheet. It is a work in progress and is not finished yet.
The 9 Choirs of Angels
Their Angelic Duties
Contemplate and Adore God Directory
Name means the burning ones, and they are Attendants at the Throne of God. They praise God singing, “Holy Holy Holy is the Lord of Hosts!”
Represent the steadfastness of the love of God. The contemplate God’s power and Judgment, and they appear as the most unlike the others when revealed.
Name means the Fullness of Wisdom, and they contemplate God’s providence. Assigned to protect special places.
Fulfill God’s Plan in the Universe
Lord over the lower choirs and humanity. They take illumination from the higher hierarchies and govern the universe.
Run the operation of movement in the universe. They are often associated with planets, element, seasons, and nature.
Assist in governing the natural order. They are warrior angels tasked with fighting the war against the demonic choirs.
Interact & Serve Humanity Closely
Princess of the lowest triad assigned to core and guard communities, Kingdoms, states and parishes. They are associated with transitions in power.
Leader angels assigned to communicate and carry out God’s important plan for man. Michael, Gabriel, and Rafael are the only 3 names we know.
Angels are closest to the material world and humanity. The lowest choir is were we get the majority of our personal angels.
Hierarchy of Angels
Angels are symbolically depicted with wings, but they are purely spiritual beings that do not have a physical body. They can take on the appearance of man to better communicate with humans.
There are 7 Archangels (Tobias 12:15)
We know the names of 3 of them from Scripture:
Michael (Daniel, Epistle of St. Jude, Apocalypse of St. John), whose name means "Who is like God" and whose Feast is September 29;
Gabriel (Daniel and Luke), whose name means "Strength of God" and whose Feast is March 24; and
Raphael (Tobias), whose name means "Medicine of God" and whose Feast is October 24.
The apocryphal Book of Enoch lists the other 4 as: