” Saint Michael the archangel, defend us in battle. Be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the Devil. May God rebuke him, we humbly pray, and do thou, O Prince of the Heavenly hosts, by the power of God, cast into Hell Satan, and all the evil spirits who prowl about the world, seeking the ruin of souls.
In Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Anglican, and Lutheran systems of faith, he is called Saint Michael the Archangel and Saint Michael . In the New Testament, Michael leads God’s armies against Satan’s forces in the Book of Revelation, where during the war in heaven he defeats Satan.
Symbols of Archangel Michael Michael is often depicted in art wielding a sword or a spear, representing his role as the angelic leader in spiritual battles. Other battle symbols that represent Michael include armor and banners.
“O Saint Joseph, whose protection is so great, so strong, so prompt before the throne of God, I place in you all my interests and desires.”
Mentioned in Isaiah 6:1–7, Seraphim are the highest angelic class and they serve as the caretakers of God’s throne and continuously shout praises: “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts; the whole earth is full of His glory!”
Catholic Prayers Sign of the Cross . Our Father . Hail Mary . Glory Be . Apostles Creed . Nicene Creed . Guardian Angel Prayer . Prayer to St. Michael. the Archangel.
Saint Michael is an archangel, a spiritual warrior in the battle of good versus evil. He is considered a champion of justice, a healer of the sick, and the guardian of the Church. In art Saint Michael is depicted with a sword, a banner, or scales, and is often shown vanquishing Satan in the form of a dragon.
He is depicted undertaking a vast host of miracles and heroic feats including saving the faithful from the burning flames of hell, healing the sick and treading on Satan. The illustrations can also teach us about the Ethiopia of the time.
Therefore, the first creation by God was the supreme archangel followed by other archangels , who are identified with lower Intellects.
Restorationist. Jehovah’s Witnesses, citing a reference to “an archangel’s voice” at 1 Thessalonians 4:16, also believe that “Michael” is another name for Jesus in heaven. They believe Jesus is an archangel in the true sense of the word—the highest spiritual creature.
He is syncretized with Saint Michael , Saint Anthony of Padua, or the Holy Child of Atocha. Elegua .
|Member of Orisha|
|Elegua depicted as a young man|
|Other names||Eleggua, Elegu|
|Venerated in||Yoruba religion, Santería, Candomblé|
The Archangel Saint Michael is perhaps one of the best known of the angels . Like Saint Gabriel and Saint Raphael he is not only an angel but also an Archangel, which is a chief angel . He is honoured in Christian tradition but also among the Jews and Moslems. The name ” Michael ” means ”who is like God”.
” Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil; May God rebuke him, we humbly pray; And do thou, O Prince of the Heavenly Host, by the power of God, thrust into hell Satan and all evil spirits who wander through the world for the ruin of souls. Amen.”
Saint Cajetan , saint of good fortune and employment, encourage all those looking for work to grow in understanding of God’s unfailing care for them.
The patron saint of financial matters is St Matthew the Apostle.”