St. Michael the Archangel, renowned as the supreme archangel and the foe of Satan, serves as a vigilant guardian for all individuals. The name Michael signifies 'who is like God,' representing his divine stature and role. Every year, people celebrate and honor him on his feast day, known as Michaelmas, which falls on September 29th.
If you're looking for a way to find strength and protection in your life, consider reaching out to Saint Michael the Archangel through prayer. Saint Michael is known as a powerful protector who fights against evil forces. In this section, we'll guide you through various simple and heartfelt prayers to connect with him. Whether you're familiar with Saint Michael or just getting to know him, these prayers can offer you comfort and guidance in times of need. Let's explore these prayers together, and you might find the supportive shield and courage you are seeking in your life.
Connecting with Saint Michael: A Source of Protection and Courage
A simple ritual before prayers can make it more powerful. Cleansing your house or your body is the perfect way to start your ritual. After a spiritual cleanse, light incense next to your favorite statue on your altar. Next, dress a Saint Michael Candle with Saint Michael Oil. If you like, you can create a ring of protection around the candle with sachet powder. Close your eyes, take some deep meditative breaths, set your intentions, and then recite any or all of the prayers.
Saint Michael the Archangel's Prayers
Recite this heartfelt Saint Michael prayer in times of adversity to seek protection and strength against the forces of evil.
St. Michael the 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 hosts,
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.
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.
Saint Michael Prayer For Personal Protection
Turn to this Saint Michael Prayer for Personal Protection when you seek to fortify your spirit and solicit heavenly guidance and security in facing life's trials and temptations.
Saint Michael, the Archangel, Glorious Prince,
Chief and champion of the heavenly hosts;
Guardian of the souls of men;
Conqueror of the rebel angels!
How beautiful art thou, in thy heaven-made armor.
We love thee, dear Prince of Heaven!
We, thy happy clients, yearn to enjoy thy special protection.
Obtain for us from God a share of thy sturdy courage;
Pray that we may have a strong and tender love for our Redeemer
And, in every danger or temptation, be invincible against the enemy of our souls.
O standard-bearer of our salvation!
Be with us in our last moments and when our souls quit this earthly exile,
Carry them safely to the judgment seat of Christ,
And may Our Lord and Master bid thee bear us speedily to the kingdom of eternal bliss.
Teach us ever to repeat the sublime cry: “Who is like unto God?”
Act of Consecration to Saint Michael the Archangel
Use this Act of Consecration to Saint Michael the Archangel prayer to dedicate yourself and your belongings under the vigilant and steadfast protection of Saint Michael, seeking his guidance and assistance throughout your life's journey, especially during moments of spiritual adversity.
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 thy devoted servants,
I, today offer and consecrate myself to thee,
and place myself, my family,
and all I possess under thy most powerful protection.
I entreat thee not to look at how little, I, as thy servant have to offer,
being only a wretched sinner,
but to gaze, rather,
with favorable eye at the heartfelt affection
with which this offering is made,
and remember that if from this day onward
I am under thy patronage,
thou 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 Savior Jesus and my Sweet Mother Mary,
and obtain for me all the help necessary to arrive to my crown
Defend me always from my spiritual enemies,
particularly in the last moments of my life.
Come then oh Glorious Prince and succor me in my last struggle,
and with thy powerful weapon cast far from me
into the infernal abysses that prevaricator
and proud angel that one day thou prostrated
in the celestial battle.
Saint Michael, defend us in our daily battle
so that we may not perish in the Last Judgment.
St. Michael Exorcism Prayer
Invoke the St. Michael Exorcism Prayer when you find yourself or others engulfed in spiritual darkness, seeking the might of the heavenly army's leader to defend and rescue from the clutches of evil forces, and to restore peace and divine order in the world.
St. Michael the Archangel,
illustrious leader of the heavenly army,
defend us in the battle against principalities and powers,
against the rulers of the world of darkness
and the spirit of wickedness in high places.
Come to the rescue of mankind,
whom God has made in His own image and likeness,
and purchased from Satan’s tyranny at so great a price.
Holy Church venerates you as her patron and guardian.
The Lord has entrusted to you the task
of leading the souls of the redeemed to heavenly blessedness.
Entreat the Lord of peace to cast Satan down under our feet,
so as to keep him from further holding man captive and doing harm to the Church.
Carry our prayers up to God’s throne,
that the mercy of the Lord may quickly come
and lay hold of the beast, the serpent of old, Satan and his demons,
casting him in chains into the abyss, so that he can no longer seduce the nations.
Cutting Cords with Saint Michael
Utilize this prayer when you feel held back by fears or negative ties from the past, inviting Archangel Michael to sever these bonds and usher in peace and positive transformation in your life.
Archangel Michael, I call upon you now.
Please cut the cords of fear that have been blocking or draining me
In the past. I am now willing to trade all pain for peace.
This cord is not serving my highest and greatest good, and I am ready for it to be removed.
Whether it's protection, smashing fears, cutting out negative energy, or opening up your road, Saint Michael is there for you. Use these prayers anytime you need to feel his divine energy.