The patron saint of animals and the environment, Archangel Ariel’s name means ‘lion or lioness of God’. His role is to protect the earth, its natural resources, ecosystems and all wild life and is always available with support and guidance for any activities that involve environmentalism and protecting, healing, rejuvenating, and/or maintaining our environment. Archangel Ariel assists in healing injured animals working closely with Archangel Raphael in these endeavors. It is believed he also works to oversee the order of the physical universe including all planets, the sun, the moon and the stars. When seeking to learn more about nature or connect more deeply while hiking or exploring, he assists in providing insights and opportunities to expand your awareness and experience.