St. Michael the Archangel Novena

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St. Michael the Archangel is mentioned a few times in the Bible and is venerated as the ‘Prince of Angels.’

He is known for interceding for us for protection from evil and for healing.

In Christian art, he is often depicted wearing armor, wielding a sword or spear and slaying a dragon, a serpent or satan.

More About St. Michael the Archangel

Saint Michael archangelThe Catholic church refers to Michael the Archangel as St. Michael even though he is an angel, and not a saint whose recognition resulted from canonization. He is believed to be the prince of all of God’s angels, and the protector of the church.

There were several instances when St. Michael is believed to have appeared in the Bible, among them:

  • In the Book of Daniel, St. Michael is referenced as the “Great Prince and defender of your people”
  • As a sword-wielding angel who introduced himself to Joshua just before the fall of Jericho, as commander of the army of the Lord.
  • As the leader of the Angels who banished Satan and his minions according to the Book of Revelations
  • As an Archangel in the Epistle of Jude
  • In the Epistle to the Thessalonians, mention is made of an archangel who will announce the second coming of Christ. Though not identified, it is believed to be referring to St. Michael.

St. Michael is venerated as a healer, and protector of the Catholic Church. His feast day is celebrated on Sept. 29 but we are praying the novena in February.

novenatostmichaelNovena Prayers to St. Michael the Archangel

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Opening Prayers:

St. Michael the Archangel, we honor you as a powerful protector of the Church and guardian of our souls. Inspire us with your humility, courage and strength that we may reject sin and perfect our love for our Heavenly Father.

In your strength and humility, slay the evil and pride in our hearts so that nothing will keep us from God.

Daily Prayers:

Day One:

St. Michael the Archangel, pray that we may be blessed by God with the zeal to live our lives in accordance with Christ’s teachings.

Day Two:

St. Michael the Archangel, pray that we may have the grace to see the image of God in the least of our brothers and sisters.

Day Three:

St. Michael the Archangel, pray that we may be protected from the snares of the devil, that we may avoid all occasions of sin.

Day Four:

St. Michael the Archangel, pray that we may have an overwhelming desire to humble ourselves before God in service to His Will.

Day Five:

St. Michael the Archangel, pray that we may have the moral strength to defeat disordered desires and passions that would take the place of Almighty God.

Day Six:

St. Michael the Archangel, pray that we may have the faith to truly entrust our lives to the loving care of our Heavenly Father.

Day Seven:

St. Michael the Archangel, pray that we may have the grace to joyfully dedicate everything that we do to the greater glory of God.

Day Eight:

St. Michael the Archangel, pray that we may have the will to faithfully obey God in all of his commandments.

Day Nine:

St. Michael the Archangel, pray that we may have the grace to share eternity with our Heavenly Father.

Closing Prayer:

St. Michael the Archangel, you are the prince of angels but in your humility you recognized that God is God and you are but His servant. Unlike satan, you were not overcome with pride but were steadfast in humility. Pray that we will have this same humility.

It is in the spirit of that humility that we ask for your intercession for our petitions…

(state your petitions)

“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 the evil spirits who prowl about the world seeking the ruin of souls.”

Amen.

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen

St. Michael the Archangel, Patron…

St. Michael the Archangel is the patron saint of grocers, mariners, paratroopers, police, and sickness.

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  1. Please pray for thanks for all God Had done for us and others Please pray for world peace love holy protection for all intentions for all souls living and dead for our kids now and for there future for our marriage job health family’s friends brothers and sisters in Christ for unity joy the best of 2018 for miracles Graces and blessing thank you and God Bless you all

  2. I pray for protection over my sons and daughter.
    I pray that my son’s boss treats him better and stops yelling at him. That he sees his value as an valued employee.
    My other son stay drug free and make good and safe choices. That his living situation changes and is able to find his own place that he can call his own. That he meets a nice girl to share his life with. I pray for happieness and good health for my daughter, and that she too find a companion to share her life with.
    For my step son to find his path in life and leaves the nest.
    I pray for my health and my husbands health to be good so that we might live the rest of our lives in peace and harmony I pray for my niece, who is now with Jesus. I pray for her daughter, her sister, her mommy and daddy. All the people who mourn her passing.
    AMEN

  3. Oh my God, please allow my daughter Abigayil to choose as her five picks just hospital in Chicago that Loyola Hospital will be on her first 3 choices,she has to give this information February 17 o 18 2018

  4. Dear st Micheal,
    Please heal me and protect me. I just can not take it anymore. I am already suffering due to slip disc and now having cough. This causing more head cramps and pain in my head and neck.
    Please heal and listen to my prayers.

  5. St. Michael please protect us from all the evil ones trying to hurt us.
    St. Michael protect my family from the evil ones.
    St. Michael make me strong to defeat the face of evil.

  6. I am asking for healing for all those and more that I pray for. And also for a vaccine to be found for Lyme Disease. So many people are suffering.

    I also am praying for harmony in my family.

    Lastly, I am praying to be healed and a return of my strength so that I may carry on God’s mission to aid those who are in need of help. Especially the elderly.

  7. Please pray for a 14 year old girl who is suicidal her name is Margaret and for
    Cathy Clary who is in stage 4 cancer and Jordy Reif, Krystal Hart and Dawn Snyder
    To overcome drug addiction,
    Thank you

  8. St. Michael, I humbly implore you for protection and safety of my family especially my sister and niece who lives far away from us. I also implore your intercession for the healing of my father and mother in law, my husband, my aunt and myself. I trust Jesus with Mother Mary will grant your request to heal us. I implore you for safety and protection of my son, while he travels to and from his workplace, please keep his hands and eyes ever watchful.
    Thank you, thru Jesus and Mother Mary, Amen.

  9. Prayers needed for Jay (3yo) that the trouble with his teeth will not be as bad as it seems. It’s going to take a miracle for this to happen. JMJ+
    Prayers needed for daughter that she comes back to her faith and has success in what she is seeking.
    Conversion of our son-in-law.
    Thanksgiving for what we have.
    And ask forgiveness for those we have hurt in life.