St. Michael, the Archangel

image001.jpgBy. G. Adam Comah
Statue of Archangel Michael at the
University of Bonn,
slaying Satan represented as a dragon.
The Popes have always called on St. Michael as the special protector of the Church whenever great evils threatened God’s people.

The origin of the name Michael

Michael is a Hebrew name and it is pronounced Mîkhā’Ä“l in Arabic, Assyrian too Greek and Latin: Michael. And Miguel is a Spanish and Portuguese form.

It means the one who resembles or like God. The names contains to
the first Mikha means power and El means God.

So the general meaning is the power of God, or lwho is like God (in force). The answer should be hat no one is like God, and to appear as symbol of being small and humble before God.
The name indicates that God gave the power and ability, and Holiness .

Michael is a very popular first name for men and also a very popular surname or last name for all people.

St. Michael in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic traditions and faith is
regarded as the archangel.

Who is The St. Micael.

St. Micael the Archangel is one of the chief princes or the first also in the heads of the angels (the seven ) mentioned, in Daniel and the field commander of the Army of good angels mentioned in the Bible like the Book of Daniel.

He leads God’s armies of angles against the Devil’s forces during his uprising, accordding to the Bible.

St. Michael is known to be a ” Patron saints ” and his function in our life is to protect, guard and as an advocate of the Children. He can help us when we follow the example of that saint’s life.

St. Michael is also the protector of grocers, mariners, paratroopers, police and sickness.

All churches honor St. Micael as a special protector and was canoized in the time of the Apostles.

Our beloved St.Micael the Archangel has September 29th. of each year as the a feastday, and The Roman Catholic Church celebrates today as the Feast of Ss. Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael. It is the most ancient of all the angel festival. The Irish also consider this a lucky day for fishing.

I allready feel that my St. Michael protects and guards me and my family. I learned from my saint St. Michael to be nice and friendly, and to help others.

Symbols and statues of St. Micahel

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A cool statue depicts(pictures) the archangel Michael, entrenched in battle with Lucifer.

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Statue of Archangel Michael over the main Gate of the church Sankt Michaelis in Hamburg Germany.

The Sources of information.
1) Catholic Online
http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=308

2)Bible Dictionary
www.st-takla.org

3)Bibel, the Holly Book

4)Staues and symbols of St.Michael are taken from
www.google.com