The Principalities Choir

The Principalities AngelsHierarchy: Third Angelic Triad
Order/Choir: Seventh Choir
Classified: Principalities
Origin of Name: 
Alternate Name(s): Principatus
Reports to: Virtues
Principalities Angels: Anael (a.k.a. Aniel, Hamiel, Haniel), Cervill, Melchizedek, Michael (a.k.a. Mikael, Mikha'il), Nisroch, Raphael, Zuriel





Physical Appearance:

  • The Principalities wear a crown and carry a scepter

Symbolized By:

  • Scepter
  • Cross
  • Sword

Primary Role(s):

  • The Principalities are Administrative Angels
  • Principalities are empowered by human behavior to influence the life-style of those who inhabit their sphere of influence
  • The Principalities have jurisdiction over those who govern people and places
  • They work with the Guardian Angels, who watch over every specific person
  • Principalities encourage prayer and spiritual development
  • Principalities have control over the lowest order of Angels
  • Principalities raise worthy individuals to political office
  • Principalities develop ideologies

Noted For:

  • The number of Principalities Angels is unknown however, they are countless
  • Each nation, city, province, town, village, and hamlet has a special Angel Principalitie whose job it is to guard and guide it with the help of the Guardian Angel assigned to that place
  • Some have referred to Principalities as Princes because they are beleived to be in charge of nations, cities, countries, regions, places, and communities
  • Principalities communicate ideas
  • Principalities "stir up" circumstances
  • Principalities can interfere in human affairs to accomplish the direct Will of God
  • The wisdom of the Principalities guide events to bring blessings of contentment and abundance to the places they protect
  • Principalities Angel Hamiel supposedly took the prophet Enoch up into Heaven when he died
  • Principalities Angel Cervill, also known as the Prince of Strength, aided David in his battle against Goliath
  • Principalities frequently receive permission to have direct dealings with mortals
  • Principalities have the ability to move the hearts and minds of mortals and perform miracles
  • Principalities seek to regulate and guide the thoughts and ethics of the leaders of the world
  • Principalities are removed from the actual being of God and are fully of this Earth as are the Archangels and Angels ranks below them
  • Principalities deal directly with human issues
  • The Principalities appear to collaborate, in power and authority with the Powers
  • Principalities are focused on specific lines of thought


"Millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth. Unseen, both when we wake and when we sleep."
-- John Milton

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"Come to the edge, he said. They said: we are afraid. Come to the edge, he said. They came. He pushed them and they flew."
-- Guillaume Apollinaire


"For he shall give his Angels charge over thee to keep thee in all thy ways. They shall bear thee up in their hands, least thou dash thy foot against a stone."
-- Psalm 91:11

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"A real friend is like an Angel who warns you by her presence and remembers you in her prayers."
-- Anonymous

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"An Angel can illuminate the thought and mind of man by strengthening the power of vision."
-- St. Thomas Aquinas

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"The reason Angels can fly is because they take themselves lightly."
-- G.K. Chesterton

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"Be like the bird that, pausing in her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing that she hath wings."
-- Victor Hugo