Feast of St. Michael 2023
Devotion to St. Michael predates the Church herself. In the Old Testament he was the protector of God’s people and now he is the protector of the Catholic Church. St. Michael is truly a universal devotion and can be found throughout the centuries in both the Eastern and Western Church. We should imitate the priest and call upon the help of this great Archangel at every Mass to protect us against temptations in our prayers. St. Michael defends those who are loyal to Christ, but he will justly punish the proud.