In other Protestant churches, he is referred to as Archangel Michael . Michael ( archangel )
|Patronage||Protector of the Jewish people, Guardian of the Catholic Church, Vatican City, sickness, police officers, military|
The chaplet begins with the following invitation: O God , come to my assistance. O Lord, make haste to help me. Glory be to the Father, to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning, is now and will be forever, time without end. Amen.”
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.
Michael Medals . A symbol of the battle and perseverance of good against evil, Saint Michael is portrayed in the bible fighting and defeating Satan in the book of Revelations.
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!”
” 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.
The feast of these angels is celebrated on September 29. Within the hierarchy of the angels, at the highest level, St . Michael is a princely seraph , an angel of supreme power and the leader of God’s army. Christian art often portrays archangels together.
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.
Chapter 20 of the Book of Enoch mentions seven holy angels who watch, that often are considered the seven archangels : Michael, Raphael, Gabriel, Uriel, Saraqael, Raguel, and Remiel. The Life of Adam and Eve lists the archangels as well: Michael, Gabriel, Uriel, Raphael and Joel.
Therefore, the first creation by God was the supreme archangel followed by other archangels , who are identified with lower Intellects.
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”.
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|
Michael de Sanctis
|Saint Michael de Sanctis|
|Born||29 September 1591 Vic, Catalonia, Kingdom of Spain|
|Died||10 April 1625 (aged 33) Valladolid, Old Castile, Kingdom of Spain|
|Venerated in||Roman Catholic Church|
|Beatified||24 May 1779, Rome by Pope Pius VI|
May the dragon never be my overlord!”). The large C S P B stand for Crux Sancti Patris Benedicti (“The Cross of [our] Holy Father Benedict “).
St . Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals and environment could be viewed as the original Earth Day advocate. Francis ‘ devotion to God was expressed through his love for all of God’s creation.