Today, November 8th, in the Byzantine tradition it is the feast-day of Archangel Michael and the other archangels. So I just wanted to say publicly, “Happy feast-day, Michael, my dear faithful, sweet but fierce friend.”
“Quis ut Deus? Serviam! Who is like God? I will serve!” This is the victorious cry first uttered by Archangel Michael, after defending God the Father against Lucifer and the principalities and powers who opposed Him before the beginning of time (Rv 12:7-9). It is this battle-cry which needs to be our wholehearted and immediate… Read More »
Michael is the Archangel-Leader of the beginning and the end. He is also the Archangel of the Passovers. Originally, he defended God the Father, earning part of His Name for his own, after the battle with Lucifer arose in the heavens (Rv 12:7-9). Michael also led the Children of Israel safely out of Egypt, during… Read More »
A serious paucity of accessible and reliable literature exists, in a single place, on The Warrior-Prince, Saint Michael the Archangel. Written simply, with icons and a fairly comprehensive bibliography included, derived from both Judeo-Christian scholarship and tradition, this small book is intended to fill that need in relation to the great, humble, but ever-powerful warrior… Read More »
The question was asked, “Who was the angel who visited Jesus Christ in the garden of Gethsemane?” The answer is very simple. The angel was Saint Michael the Archangel. It is for this reason that Michael is considered the guardian of Eucharist.
“When Michael the archangel, disputing with the Devil over the body of Moses, he did not bring against him the judgment of railing speech, but simply said: ‘The Lord rebuke you’” (Jude 1:9).
The question was asked as to who was created first by God the Father, whether it was Lucifer or Michael. The answer is the former. Lucifer – now Satan, the Devil – was the first angel to be created. He was the most beautiful of angels, but he proceeded to lose it all through his… Read More »
The first icon I ever wrote of Saint Michael the Archangel (2013) has now also been featured at the Christian Art and Christian Theme Artwork galleries of Fine Art America. This icon is in the private possession of Catholic priest in Southern Europe.
The icon I recently completed of Saint Michael the Archangel and which is now in Rome, Italy, has been selected to be featured in the Christian Art, Premium Fine Art America (FAA) Artists and All FAA Artwork galleries at Fine Art America.
The question was asked, “Was Michael the angel a warrior?” The answer is a resounding ‘yes!’ And he still is and will remain the warrior of the heavenly hosts until the end of all time. Read more about Michael’s role as the great defender of our times.