Prayer to Biblical 'Characters'

Characters is probably not the best word, but I will use it anyway…
According to a post I saw some time ago in the Ask an Apologist forum (I’m sure it could be found with some searching effort) it is alright to ask Biblical 'character’s and prophets for their prayers, in the same way as we ask the Blessed Mother and the saints.
My question is… has anyone ever done this, or at least seen it practiced? I haven’t, and I’m curious why.

“Silvereel” I don’t know if this answers your question (which is a great question); but the Carmelite Order… claims the Prophet Elijah as their Founder. Link below.

Many, many saints have come from the Carmelites. :wink:

God bless.

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