On Friday September 29, 2023, the Catholic Church celebrate the feast day of the Archangel Saint Michael who defeated Satan (the Devil) in the War in Heaven. Friday September 29, 2023 is a unique opportunity for Catholics around the world to deepen their relationship with him and seek his powerful intercession.
In this article, we will explore the various ways in which you can participate in this special day and strengthen your bond with this powerful angel.
1. Attend Mass:
Attending Mass on September 29 is a powerful way to honor him and deepen your relationship with Archangel Saint Michael. During the Mass, you will hear readings and prayers that focus on the life and mission of Saint Michael. You will also have the opportunity to receive the Eucharist, which will nourish your soul and strengthen your faith.
2. Say a Novena:
A novena is a nine-day prayer that is often said to ask for a specific intention or to honor a particular saint. Leading up to September 29, you can say a novena to the Archangel Saint Michael. This is a powerful way to deepen your relationship with him and ask for his intercession in your life. You can find a variety of novena prayers online or in prayer books.
3. Visit a Shrine or Church:
There are many shrines and churches around the world dedicated to the Archangel Saint Michael. Visiting one of these holy places on his feast day is a powerful way to deepen your relationship with him. You can offer prayers and petitions at the shrine or attend Mass in honor of the Archangel.
4. Pray the Chaplet of Saint Michael:
The Chaplet of Saint Michael is a powerful prayer that invokes the intercession of the Archangel in our lives. It consists of nine groups of four beads, each group separated by a larger bead. During the prayer, you will ask for the protection and intercession of the Archangel, as well as for the defeat of evil in the world. You can find the prayer online or in prayer books.
5. Read and Meditate on Scripture:
There are many passages in Scripture that mention the Archangel Saint Michael. Reading and meditating on these passages can deepen your relationship with him and help you understand his role in salvation history. Some of the notable passages include Daniel 10:13-21, Revelation 12:7-9, and Jude 1:9.
The feast day of the Archangel Saint Michael on September 29, 2023, is a unique opportunity for Catholics to deepen their relationship with this powerful celestial being. Whether you attend Mass, say a novena, visit a shrine or church, pray the Chaplet of Saint Michael, or read and meditate on Scripture, there are many ways to honor and seek the intercession of the Archangel on this special day.
As Catholics, we believe in the presence and power of angels in our lives. The Archangel Saint Michael is a powerful defender and protector who is always ready to intercede on our behalf. By deepening our relationship with him, we can grow in faith and receive his powerful protection and guidance.
So mark your calendars for September 29, 2023, and take advantage of the opportunities available to deepen your relationship with the Archangel Saint Michael. Through prayer and devotion, you can experience the powerful presence of this celestial being and seek his intercession in your life. May the Archangel Saint Michael protect and guide you always.