And there was a great battle in heaven, Michael and his angels fought with the dragon,
and the dragon fought and his angels
Ever since its foundation by Jesus Christ, the Church has venerated Saint Michael
MI-CA-EL, or Who is like unto God? was the cry of the great Archangel when he
Devotion to Saint Michael is common to Christians, Jews and Muslims, with writings about him in all three cultures. He is considered the guardian angel of Israel.
We see him in Holy Scripture as the special guardian of the children of Israel, their comfort and protector in times of sorrow or conflict.
Lastly, when Antichrist shall have set up his kingdom on earth,
During the plague in Rome in the 6th century,
To name a few...
Saint Michael, Archangel, defend us in battle.
Be our defense 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 the other evil spirits who prowl about the world
seeking the ruin of souls.
Prayer to Saint Michael
Most glorious Prince of the Heavenly armies,
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