Michael the Archangel , in the Bible and in the Qurʾān (as Mīkāl), one of the archangels . He is repeatedly depicted as the “great captain,” the leader of the heavenly hosts, and the warrior helping the children of Israel.
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.”
In the Epistle of Jude, Michael is specifically referred to as “the archangel Michael “. Sanctuaries to Michael were built by Christians in the 4th century, when he was first seen as a healing angel. Over time his role became one of a protector and the leader of the army of God against the forces of evil.
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|
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!”
Therefore, the first creation by God was the supreme archangel followed by other archangels , who are identified with lower Intellects.
” 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.
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.
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|
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While Michael has wings and smells like cookies, he has an unexpected taste for cigarettes and sugar, seems rather boorish at first, and does not appear clean. When pressed for the type of angel he is, he replies he is an archangel , with Pansy boasting he triumphed over Lucifer in the War in Heaven.
Seven angels or archangels correspond to days of the week: Michael (Sunday), Gabriel (Monday), Uriel (Tuesday), Raphael (Wednesday), Selaphiel (Thursday), Raguel or Jegudiel (Friday), and Barachiel (Saturday).
Nigeria. Ṣàngó is viewed as the most powerful and feared of the orisha pantheon. He casts a “thunderstone” to earth, which creates thunder and lightning, to anyone who offends him.
The religion focuses on building relationships between human beings and powerful, but mortal, spirits, called Orishas . An Orisha is a manifestation of Olodumare (God).
Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun state, is the site of her principal shrine; she is especially celebrated in the Ibara quarter of that city. Yemonja is frequently portrayed as the wife of various male personified orisha , such as Obatala , Okere, Orisha Oko , and Erinle .