Saint Michael, our Patron Saint
Prayer to St. Michael
Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in the day of battle, be our
safeguard against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him,
we humbly pray and do you, O Prince of the heavenly host, by the power of God,
cast into hell Satan and all the other evil spirits who prowl through the world
seeking the ruin of souls. Amen.
Saint Michael's Feast Day is on 29 September
The Victory of Saint Michael as painted by Raphael
Novena to Saint Michael
This prayer is to be recited over nine consecutive days:
Michael the Archangel, we honour 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. Saint Michael the Archangel, pray that we may be
blessed by God with the zeal to live our lives in accordance with Christ’s
St. Michael the Archangel, you are the prince of angels but in your humility
you recognised 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
In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.
To find out more about the Novena to Saint Michael click here. How to pray a Novena.