Michael (airchangel)

Michael ("who is lik God?", Ebreu: מִיכָאֵל‎‎ (pronoonced [mixaˈʔel]), Micha'el or Mîkhā'ēl; Greek: Μιχαήλ, Mikhaḗl; Laitin: Michael (in the Vulgate Michahel); Arabic: ميخائيل‎, Mīkhā'īl) is an airchangel in Judaism, Christianity, an Islam. Roman Catholics, the Eastren Orthodox, Anglicans, an Lutherans refer tae him as "Saunt Michael the Airchangel" an an aa as "Saunt Michael". Orthodox Christians refer tae him as the "Taxiairch Airchangel Michael" or simply "Airchangel Michael".

A 13t-century Byzantine icon frae Saunt Catherine's Monastery
Veneratit inChristianity, Islam, Judaism
FeastNovember 8 (New Calendar Eastren Orthodox Kirks) / November 21 (Auld Calendar Eastren Orthodox Kirks), September 29 ("Michaelmas"); Mey 8 (Tridentine Calendar); mony ither local an heestorical feasts
AttributesAirchangel; Treadin on a dragon; carryin a banner, scales, an sword
PatronageGuardian o the Catholic Kirk;[1] Kiev, Guardian o Vatican Ceety;[2] pertector o the Jewish fowk,[3] polis officers,[4][5] militar, grocers, mariners, paratruipers, sickness[6]


  1. Alban Butler, The Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and other Principal Saints. 12 vols. B. Dornin, 1821; p. 117
  2. "Benedict XVI joins Pope Francis in consecrating Vatican to St Michael Archangel". news.va. Retrieved 2013-07-05.
  3. "Bible gateway, Daniel 12:1". Biblegateway.com. Retrieved 2010-07-21.
  4. "St. Michael, Patron Saint of Police Officers". Jcpdes.com. Retrieved 2012-12-27.
  5. Finley, Mitch (2011). Patron Saints Handbook, The. The Word Among Us Press. p. 72. ISBN 978-1-59325403-2. Retrieved 2014-05-01.
  6. "St. Michael, the Archangel - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online". Catholic.org. Retrieved 2012-12-27.