The Novena to the Archangels , are a series of prayers that are addressed to the 3 main archangels of God who become the protectors and messengers that are at the disposal of our Heavenly Father. In the following article we will know everything about them and how to make these sentences correctly.
Novena to the Holy Archangels: Michael, Gabriel and Raphael
The Archangels San Miguel, San Gabriel and San Rafael, are the ones who help people in their spiritual struggles, so they defend them at all times against the devil. The Feast of the Holy Archangels is celebrated on September 29 of each year.
Although it is known that there are about 7 archangels according to the Catholic Bible, only about 3 of them are mentioned by name in the Catholic Bible and only 1 of them, which is Saint Michael, is specifically called an Archangel.
Angels came to be created as God’s messengers. The Scriptures even reveal that God created about 9 choirs of angels and that they became popular during the Middle Ages by various theologians and also writers among them:
There are many who come to pray a Novena to the Holy Archangels, specifically to the archangels Saint Michael, Saint Gabriel and Saint Raphael, who are the ones who help us in our spiritual struggles, always defending us against the temptations and snares of the devil. This kind of Novena to the Holy Archangels is prayed for about 9 days in a row.
The initial prayers or those that must be performed at the beginning of each of the days must be the following:
- Sign of the Cross:
By the sign of the Holy Cross, from each of the enemies, please deliver them, O Lord, our God. In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.
- Act of Contrition:
Oh beloved Lord Jesus, my King and Redeemer, on this day I repent of all the sins that I have come to commit to this day, and it weighs me with all my heart, because, with them, I have come to offend such a good God. Therefore, I firmly propose not to sin again, and I fully trust that, by your infinite mercy, you will grant me the forgiveness of my sins and you will lead me to eternal life. Amen
My Lord, Jesus Christ! The true God and Man, the Creator, the Father and Redeemer of all men; for being you who you are, the infinite Goodness, and because many love you above all things, for what they regret with all their hearts for having offended you; it also weighs on them because you can punish them with the pain of hell.
Helped by your divine grace for what they firmly propose never again to sin, confess and fulfill the penance that was imposed. Amen.
Invocation to Saint Michael the Archangel
Saint Michael the Archangel, the loyal champion of God and also of his people, on this day I address you with great confidence, always seeking your powerful intercession. For the love of God, who made you so glorious in grace and power, and for the love of the Mother of Jesus, who is the Queen of Angels, be pleased to hear my prayer to the archangels .
You truly know the value of my soul in the eyes of God. May no kind of stain of evil deform her beauty. Please help me to overcome the evil spirit that tempts me. I wish at all times to imitate your loyalty to God and Holy Mother Church and your great love for God and people. And because you are God’s messenger for the care of all his people, I commend you this kind of special request:
(At this time you are going to mention the request you have)
Saint Michael the Archangel, because you are, by the will of the Creator, the great powerful intercessor of Christians, on this day I have great confidence in your prayers. I sincerely trust that, if it is the holy will of God, my request will be granted.
Saint Michael the Archangel, please pray for me and also for all those I love. Protect us in all dangers of body and soul. Help us in our daily needs. Through your powerful intercession, may we come to live a holy life, and reach heaven, where we can praise and love God with you for all eternity. Amen.
Invocation to Saint Gabriel the Archangel
O Saint Gabriel Archangel, on this day many venerate you as the “Angel of the Incarnation”, especially because God has come to designate you to carry all the messages that are associated with the God-Man to Daniel, to the prophet Zechariah, and also to the Virgin Mary. Come and on this day and give a much more sensitive devotion to the mother of many, more similar to yours.
There are many faithful who venerate you as the “strength of God”, because you are the consolation, the consoler and also the giver of the strength of God, the chosen one to strengthen God’s fidelity and to teach people the important truths.
You are asked for the grace of the special power of the will to fight for what is the sanctity of life, also to appease my purposes, to renew my courage, to comfort me and comfort me in problems, in trials and also in sufferings. of daily life. So many put their trust in him. Saint Gabriel, on this day you are especially asked for this favor:
(At this moment he is going to mention the Request that he has that he wants him to fulfill)
Through your most sincere love for the Son of God who became man and for his blessed Mother, you are begged to intercede for the faithful so that their requests may be granted, if it is the holy will of God. Please pray for each one of them, Saint Gabriel the Archangel. So that they become worthy of being able to achieve the promises of Our beloved Lord Jesus Christ.
Almighty and eternal God, You chose the Archangel Gabriel, from among all the angels to announce the mystery of the incarnation of your Son. By your mercy, may we honor you on earth and may we feel the benefit of his patronage in Heaven. You who live and reign for ever and ever. Amen.
Invocation to Saint Raphael the Archangel
Saint Raphael Archangel, you who remain very close to the throne of God and who offer the prayers of the faithful, many on this day venerate you as God’s message and special friend. Many choose you as their patron and wish to love and obey you as young Tobias did.
On this day there are many who consecrate their body and soul, all their work, and their whole life to you. They want you to become their guide and adviser in all the problems and in all the dangerous and difficult decisions of their lives.
Also remember, O dearest Saint Raphael, that the grace of God was preserved with you and the good angels in heaven when the proud angels were cast into hell. You are therefore asked to help them in their struggles against the world, the spirit of impurity, and the devil. Defend them from all dangers and from all occasions of sin. Guide them at all times on the path of peace, safety and salvation.
Offer the prayers to God in the same way that you came to offer the prayers of Tobias, in a way that, through your intercession, they may obtain the necessary graces for the salvation of their soul.
Therefore, you are asked to pray for each one of them so that God grants him this favor if it is his holy will:
(At this time you will make your request)
Saint Raphael, please help them to love and also to serve Almighty God faithfully, to die in his grace, and to finally attain the merit of joining You to see and praise God forever in heaven. Amen.
Saint Michael the Archangel, please defend the faithful in battle; be the protection against perversity and the snares of the devil. Reprimand him God, this is being asked of you pleadingly. And you, Prince of the Celestial Militia, please come to hell with divine power to Satan and the other evil spirits that are scattered throughout the world for the perdition of souls. Amen
Saint Gabriel Archangel, on this day you are humbly asked to intercede for each of the devotees before the throne of divine mercy. In this way, as you announced the mystery of the Incarnation of the Virgin Mary, that through your prayers they may receive strength in faith and courage of spirit, and in this way, the favor of God and redemption through of Christ our Lord.
May everyone get to sing the praise of God our Savior, with the angels and saints in heaven forever. Amen.
Saint Raphael Archangel, please help in all the needs and tests in the journey of this earthly life, in the same way that, through the power of God, you came to restore sight and gave guidance to young Tobias.
They humbly seek your help and intercession, that their souls so that they can heal, their bodies that are protected from all evils, and that through divine grace, all may become fit to dwell in the eternal glory of God. God in heaven. Amen.
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