Saint Michael The Archangel

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Below you will find many facts, and prayer about Saint Michael The Archangel. This is a resource page that I have put together, to supply people with everything they need to know about St Michael The Archangel. This is to teach people about how great this Saint is. Most people only know that he defeated the devil.

Their is SO MUCH more to know about this wonderful Prince. I dearly hope that you the reader enjoys this, and possibly learn a thing or two about Saint Michael.

Below you will find:


*NEW* Act of Consecration to Saint Michael ****
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His Story



Name: St Michael The Archangel. 

Feast Day: September 29

Patron Saint Of: Police Men, Grocers, 

Depicted Has: An Angel in Armor with a spear, the scale of Justice and usually over coming the devil.


St Michael, Is one of the Seven Archangels and one of the three actually named within Holy Scripture. (The other two being St Gabriel and St Raphael) St Michael is best know for defeating the devil. The most popular story of St. Michael is in Revelation 12: 7-9. He called by God, to lead the army of heaven to fight against the army of wicked devil.

Within the book of Daniel St Michael is regarded to as, " The protector of Israel"


The word 'Michael' means, " Who is Like God." St Michael is also referred to as, " The Chief Prince" (From Daniel) St Michael is always depicted wearing armor, to represent his protection, and battle with the devil, when he had destroyed the devil.  St. Michael Is depicted with either a Spear or a Sword and also, The Scale of Justice. Saint Michael holds the scale of Justice because, he is the one that decides who is in and who's out.

He holds the Scale to be in balance with mercy and Justice. For having to scale mercy and Justice is the closest thing to, " Who is like God" It's one of those things that make him like God. It's also a symbol of the final judgement. That he will be their scaling our Justice and Mercy.  In many prayers to St.Michael they talk about him bringing us into the heavenly kingdom without our enemies harassing us. Which doesn't surprise me, for he judges who goes to heaven and he protects people from their enemies.

Saint Michael was a God-Made-Saint. He never lived on earth however, he did visit it a few times. Like in Joshua, although he his not named, it is said to be Saint Michael because he identifies himself as the Commander of the army of the Lord. He also showed and helped Daniel out through his visions  and to help him fight the king of Persia.

St Michael has 4 duties to do: 1) Wage battle against the Devil ( Defend the church)  2) Save the souls of the faithful from the evilness of the devil 3) To protect the people of God 4) To lead souls that have departed from heaven, and present them to the Lord our God for their particular judgement.

St Michael is Our Personal Protector. He is The Protector of the Universal Catholic Church. He is the Protector of the Tabernacle. He is The Protector of all Souls. He is The Protector of The Light of Christ. He is the Protector of the Gate of Heaven.  He is The Protector of The Word Of God.

 With Saint Michael known as the Protector of all these things places him in the heavenly choir Seraphim and Archangels. You may have heard it that Archangels are the second last from the most power. But they actually have the most power, because they  are "Chiefs or Leaders."  Saint Michael is known to be in charge of the Heavenly Seraphim or 'Prince of the Seraphim'

St Michael is head of the Army in Heaven. When ever there is evil in the world, St Michael is their to stop it. He is their to protect all Gods People. St Michael is the great prince



5 Cool Facts



1) St Michael was the first to have September 29th as the feast day. St Gabriel was March 24 and St Raphael was on October 24.

2) St Michael Has appeared to many people leading to the name of St Michael Mont.

3) Legend as it that the cherubim were made by the tears of Michael over the sins of the faithful

4) Saint Michael had saved the body of Moses from the devil

5) Appears in scripture 4 times

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PRAYERS


The main prayer to St Michael, was created in 1884 by Pope Leo XIII. He was sitting in the middle of mass when he started to look pale, and what was said to be almost sick. His eyes were locked on top of the celebrant's head. His face was a face of horror and awe.

He quickly got up and went into his private office. After an hour and a half later the pope called for the Secretary of the Congregation of Rites. When he opened the door, the pope handed him a piece of paper, and said, " I want this printed and sent to every ordinaries in the world" On this paper was the prayer to Saint Michael.

Yes Pope Leo only lasted a few more years, but while he was saying mass one time, he was leaving the foot of the altar, and then he stopped and turned around. He looked closely on top of the altar then collapsed. He was escorted by some cardinals to a room. Later he was asked what happened and this was his response: 


 As I  was about to leave the foot of the altar, I suddenly heard voices - two voices, one kind and gentle, the other guttural and harsh. They seemed to come from near the tabernacle. As I listened, I heard the following conversation:
  The guttural voice, the voice of Satan in his pride, boasted to Our Lord: "I can destroy your Church."
  The gentle voice of Our Lord: "You can? Then go ahead and do so."
  Satan: "To do so, I need more time and more power."
  Our Lord: "How much time? How much power?"
  Satan: "75 to 100 years, and a greater power over those who will give themselves over to my service."
  Our Lord: "You have the time, you will have the power. Do with them what you will."

Shorter Prayer To St Michael

St Michael the Archangel
Defend us in battle.
Be our protection against
The malice and snares of the devil;
May God rebuke him,
 we humbly pray
and do though O Prince of the heavenly host,
By The power of God,
Thrust into hell
Satan and all evil spirits
Who prowl about the world for the ruin of souls
AMEN 


O Glorious Prince of the heavenly host, St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in the battle and in the terrible warfare that we are waging against the principalities and powers, against the rulers of this world of darkness, against the evil spirits. Come to the aid of man, whom Almighty God created immortal, made in His own image and likeness, and redeemed at a great price from the tyranny of Satan.



Fight this day the battle of the Lord, together with the holy angels, as already thou hast fought the leader of the proud angels, Lucifer, and his apostate host, who were powerless to resist thee, nor was there place for them any longer in Heaven. That cruel, ancient serpent, who is called the devil or Satan who seduces the whole world, was cast into the abyss with his angels. Behold, this primeval enemy and slayer of men has taken courage. Transformed into an angel of light, he wanders about with all the multitude of wicked spirits, invading the earth in order to blot out the name of God and of His Christ, to seize upon, slay and cast into eternal perdition souls destined for the crown of eternal glory.


 This wicked dragon pours out, as a most impure flood, the venom of his malice on men of depraved mind and corrupt heart, the spirit of lying, of impiety, of blasphemy, and the pestilent breath of impurity, and of every vice and iniquity. 






These most crafty enemies have filled and inebriated with gall and bitterness the Church, the spouse of the immaculate Lamb, and have laid impious hands on her most sacred possessions. In the Holy Place itself, where the See of Holy Peter and the Chair of Truth has been set up as the light of the world, they have raised the throne of their abominable impiety, with the iniquitous design that when the Pastor has been struck, the sheep may be. 



Arise then, O invincible Prince, bring help against the attacks of the lost spirits to the people of God, and give them the victory. They venerate thee as their protector and patron; in thee holy Church glories as her defence against the malicious power of hell; to thee has God entrusted the souls of men to be established in heavenly beatitude. Oh, pray to the God of peace that He may put Satan under our feet, so far conquered that he may no longer be able to hold men in captivity and harm the Church. Offer our prayers in the sight of the Most High, so that they may quickly find mercy in the sight of the Lord; and vanquishing the dragon, the ancient serpent, who is the devil and Satan, do thou again make him captive in the abyss, that he may no longer seduce the nations. Amen.

V. Behold the Cross of the Lord; be scattered ye hostile powers.

R. The Lion of the tribe of Judah has conquered the root of David. 

V. Let Thy mercies be upon us, O Lord. 

R. As we have hoped in Thee. 

V. O Lord, hear my prayer. 

R. And let my cry come unto Thee. 



Let us pray.

O God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, we call upon Thy holy Name, and as supplicants, we implore Thy clemency, that by the intercession of Mary, ever Virgin Immaculate and our Mother, and of the glorious St. Michael the Archangel, Thou wouldst deign to help us against Satan and all the other unclean spirits who wander about the world for the injury of the human race and the ruin of souls. 
Amen.
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***NEW*** Act of Consecration to St Michael ***NEW***

Oh most Noble Prince of the Angelic Hierarchies valorous warrior of Almighty God, and zealous lover of His glory, terror of the rebellious angels, and love and delight of all the just ones, my beloved Archangel Saint Michael, desiring to be numbered among your devoted servants, I, today offer and consecrate myself to you, and place myself, my family, and all I possess under your most powerful protection.

 I ask you not to look at how little, I, as your servant have to offer, being only a wretched sinner, but to gaze, rather, with favorable eve at the heartfelt affection with which this offering is made, and remember that if from this day onward I am under your patronage, you must during all my life assist me, and procure for me the pardon of my many grievous offenses, and sins, the grace to love with all my heart my God, my dear Saviour Jesus and my Sweet Mother Mary, and obtain for me all the help necessary to arrive to my crown of glory. 

Defend me always from my spiritual enemies, particularly in the last moments of my life. Come then oh Glorious Prince and help me in my last struggle, and with your powerful weapon cast far from me into the infernal abysses the proud angel that one day you prostrated in the celestial battle. Saint Michael, defend us in our daily battle so that we may not perish in the last Judgement.
Amen
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The Chaplet to Saint Michael is very unique. It is one of a kind. Usually chaplets are only a few beads and not has many prayers. But Saint Michael gave us this one. He wanted us to praise him and the nine choirs of angels. 

St Michael appeared to Antonia d’Astonac a devote servant to God. Saint Michael had said to her that he wanted to be praised by nine salutations to him and the nine choirs of angels with one our father and 3 Hail Mary's in Honor of each angelic choir. 

Saint Michael promised in return, that anyone who says the chaplet daily, at the time of communion will be escorted by an angel from each of the nine choir of angels. He also promised that whoever recites it will have a continual assistance from all heavenly choir of angels throughout life.































For The Chaplet of St Michael, you begin on the medal, or "Meditation Medal." On the Medal you say:

O God, come to my assistance. O Lord, make haste to help

Then Pray One, "Glory Be"

The Starting on the first separate bead (Pass the first 4) and say:

By the intercession of St. Michael and the celestial Choir of Seraphim may it please God to make us worthy to burn with the fire of perfect charity. AMEN

Then on the same bead say One Our Father. Then continue unto the 3 beads and on each of them say a, "Hail Mary"

On the Second separate bead say:

By the intercession of St. Michael and the celestial Choir of Cherubim may God in his good pleasure grant us the grace to abandon the ways of sin and run in the paths of Christian perfection. AMEN

Then on the same bead say One Our Father. Then continue unto the 3 beads and on each of them say a, "Hail Mary"

On the Third separate bead say:

By the intercession of St. Michael and the celestial Choir of Thrones may it please God to infuse into our hearts a true and sincere spirit of humility. AMEN

Then on the same bead say One Our Father. Then continue unto the 3 beads and on each of them say a, "Hail Mary"


On the forth separate bead say:

By the intercession of St.Michael and the celestial Choir of the Dominions, may it please God to grant us the grace to have dominion over our senses and to correct our faults and failings. AMEN

Then on the same bead say One Our Father. Then continue unto the 3 beads and on each of them say a, "Hail Mary"


On the fifth separate bead say:

By the intercession of St. Michael and the celestial Choir of Virtues may God preserve us from evil and falling into temptation. Amen.

Then on the same bead say One Our Father. Then continue unto the 3 beads and on each of them say a, "Hail Mary"


On the Sixth separate bead say:

By the intercession of St. Michael and the celestial Choir of Powers may it please God to keep us from falling into temptation, and may He deliver us from evil AMEN

Then on the same bead say One Our Father. Then continue unto the 3 beads and on each of them say a, "Hail Mary"


On the Seventh separate bead say:

By the intercession of St. Michael and the celestial Choir of Principalities may God fill our souls with the  true spirit of obedience. Amen.

Then on the same bead say One Our Father. Then continue unto the 3 beads and on each of them say a, "Hail Mary"


On the eighth separate bead say:

By the intercession of St. Michael and the celestial Choir of Archangels may it please God to grant us perseverance in faith and in all good works in order that we may attain the glory of Paradise.Amen.
Then on the same bead say One Our Father. Then continue unto the 3 beads and on each of them say a, "Hail Mary"


On the ninth separate bead say:

By the intercession of St. Michael and the celestial Choir of Angels may the Lord grant us to be protected by them in this mortal life and conducted in the life to come to Heaven.
Amen


Then on the same bead say One Our Father. Then continue unto the 3 beads and on each of them say a, "Hail Mary"

Continue onto the 4 separate beads and say one our father on each of them in the name of: St Michael, St Gabriel, St Raphael and finally on the last on for your guardian Angel.

Then recite these prayers:


O glorious prince St. Michael, chief and commander of the heavenly hosts, guardian of souls, vanquisher of rebel spirits, servant in the house of the Divine King and our admirable conductor, you who shine with excellence and superhuman virtue deliver us from all evil, who turn to you with confidence and enable us by your gracious protection to serve God more and more faithfully every day.

Pray for us, O glorious St. Michael, Prince of the Church of Jesus Christ, that we may be made worthy of His promises.

Let Us Pray

Almighty and Everlasting God, Who, by a prodigy of goodness and a merciful desire for the salvation of all men, has appointed the most glorious Archangel St. Michael Prince of Your Church, make us worthy, we ask You, to be delivered from all our enemies, that none of them may harass us at the hour of death, but that we may be conducted by him into Your Presence.This we ask through the merits of Jesus Christ Our Lord.
AMEN

Then recite one "Glory Be"



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Prayer To Saint Michael FOR Police Officers

Dear Saint Michael,
your glorious name means, 'Who is like God?' 
and it indicates that you remained faithful when others rebelled against
our Heavenly Father. 

Glorious Michael, 
Please help police officers in our day,,
 who strive to stem the rebellion
 and evil that are rampant on all sides.

Keep them Faithful to their God,
also to their country and their fellow human beings

AMEN
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Police Officers’ Prayer to Saint Michael 


Saint Michael, look with kindly eyes on all police personnel.
Give them cool heads,stout hearts,
 and the powers of investigation and wise judgement.
Make them a friend to children and law-abiding citizens, 
kind to strangers, fair with lawbreakers and impervious to temptation .

You know, Saint Michael, that the police officer's lot is not always an easy one;
but your sense of duty was pleasing to God, 
and your angelic self control gives them inspiration.

Help me, a Police Officer of __(Name City)__
to do my job Fair and Just, 
Kind and righteous, 
all for the Glory of God.

and when my journey on earth is over, 
may I praise God with you and all the heavenly host. 

AMEN

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O Glorious Saint Michael,
Guardian and defender of the church of  Jesus Christ,
come to the assistance of the church,
against which the powers of hell are unchained,
guard with especial care her august Head,
and obtain that for him and for us the hour of triumph
may speedily arrive.

O glorious Archangel St Michael,
watch over us during life,
defending us against assaults of the demon,
assist us especially at the hour of death;
obtain for us a favourable judgement and the happiness of beholding 
God face to face
for endless ages.
AMEN3

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Saint Michael intercede for me with God 
in all my necessities especially
(MENTION REQUEST HERE)

Obtain for me a favourable 
outcome in the matter I recommend to you.
Mighty prince of the heavenly host,
 and victor over rebellious spirits, 
remember me for I am weak and sinful,
and so prone to pride and ambition.

Be for me, I pray, my powerful aid in
temptation and difficulty,
and above all
do not forsake me in my struggle 
with the powers of evil

AMEN
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Prayer for Protection Against Evil and Danger

Dear Saint Michael the Archangel,
Protect us,both body and soul from the Evil One,
his followers and anyone who would approach us with Malicious intent.

Protect us,
Our bodies,
and our cars,
as we travel about in our daily activities.

Protect us, 
Our bodies,
Our home,
Our property and possessions 
during the times of storm,
from all dangers of lightning,
 high winds,
hail,
 flood waters
and all other terrible natural storms.

AMEN

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Lord, have mercy.
Lord, have mercy.

Christ, have mercy.
Christ, have mercy.

Lord, have mercy.
Lord, have mercy.

Christ, hear us.
Christ, hear us.

Christ, graciously hear us.
Christ, graciously hear us.

God, the Father of heaven,
have mercy on us.

God, the Son, the Redeemer of the world,
have mercy on us.

God, the Holy Spirit,
have mercy on us.

Holy Trinity, one God,
have mercy on us.

Holy Mary, Queen of Angels,
pray for us.

Saint Michael,
pray for us.

Saint Michael,
abundant font of divine wisdom,
pray for us.

Saint Michael,
most perfect adorer of the Divine Word,
pray for us.

Saint Michael,
whom God crowed with honor and glory,
pray for us.

Saint Michael,
most powerful Prince of the heavenly host,
pray for us.

Saint Michael,
standard-bearer
of the Most Holy Trinity,
pray for us.

Saint Michael,
guardian of Paradise,
pray for us.

Saint Michael,
guide and consoler of the People of God,
pray for us.

Saint Michael,
splendour and fortitude of the Church Militant,
pray for us.

Saint Michael,
Honor and joy of the Church Triumphant
pray for us.

Saint Michael,
light of the Angels,
pray for us.

Saint Michael,
protection of orthodox people,
pray for us.

Saint Michael,
strength of those who fight under the standard of the Cross,
pray for us.

Saint Michael,
light and hope of souls near death,
pray for us.

Saint Michael,
our most sure aid,
pray for us.

Saint Michael,
help in our adversities,
pray for us.

Saint Michael,
herald of the everlasting judgement,
pray for us.

Saint Michael,
consular of souls languishing in purgatory,
pray for us.

Saint Michael,
receiver of the souls of the elect after death,
pray for us.

Saint Michael,
our prince,
pray for us.

Saint Michael,
our defender,
pray for us.

Lamb of God,
Who takes away the sins of the world
spare us, O Lord.

Lamb of God,
Who takes away the sins of the world
hear us, O Lord.

Lamb of God,
Who takes away the sins of the world 
have mercy on us.

V. Pray for us, Saint Michael the Archangel
R. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.

Let us pray;

O Lord Jesus Christ,
may Your continual blessing sanctify us,
and grant us through the intercession of St. Michael
the wisdom that teaches us to lay up our treasure in Heaven
and choose eternal goods
over those of this world.
You who lives and reigns forever.

R. Amen


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SAINT MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL,
PRAY FOR US

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