Wednesday, September 29, 2010

St. Michael Archangel...


The feast of St. Michael the Archangel.
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Michael shares his feast with Gabriel and Raphael now - they each had their own feast at one time.*
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In time of terror...
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1 He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High

and abides in the shade of the Almighty
2 says to the Lord: "My refuge,
my stronghold, my God in whom I trust!"
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3 It is he who will free you from the snare

of the fowler who seeks to destroy you;
4 he will conceal you with his pinions
and under his wings you will find refuge.
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5 You will not fear the terror of the night

nor the arrow that flies by day,
6 nor the plague that prowls in the darkness
nor the scourge that lays waste at noon. - Ps. 90


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*May 8 is the memorial of the Apparition of St. Michael on Mt. Gargano on Italy.

9 comments:

  1. We were watching Hawaii Five-O (the new one) this week. A young woman who was graduating from the police academy was given a St. Michael medal, because he is one of the patrons of cops. I thought that was a neat coincidence, since the archangels' feast day is this week.

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  2. I wanted to watch that - I loved the first series. That is a nice coincidence BTW!

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  3. St. Michael is such a powerful intercessor.
    Beautiful, Mr. Terry!

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  4. I was thinking of reprinting Sister Patricia's commentary on the archangels...

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  5. Oh crap, LarryD: my curiosity has been piqued...Sr. Patricia? on the archangels?...I'm gonna wet meself:<)!

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  6. isn't that the statue moslems wanted to tear down bc that's supposed muhammad underfoot? I may be wrong.

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  7. Way totally off topic...but perhaps not...

    One of the joys in my life as a woman engineer is working in a predominately male work environment....even more joyful is when the occasional male chauvanestic PIG rears his ugly head...

    Sara Puma is normally a mild mannered purring feline....not today....

    Kitty got claws...and it got a bit bloody :) Made pork chops outta the little piggy..

    St Michael Archangel, defend us in Battle..

    (licking my whiskers...)

    Father NP--I WILL go to Confession :) I also got my Irish up in the process..

    Sara

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  8. Sara - I'm scared!

    Kat - I don't know - but the guy has wings so I think it's you-know-who.

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  9. man... it's going to bug me till I figure out which statue it is now.

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