27 February 2020 AD; St Hilary (462); St Romanus (460)

 

The Chaplet to St Michael the Archangel (text and YouTube)

 

291. Angelical Crown.

i. Seven Years and Seven Quarantines. ii. 100 Days, daily, to any one who carries this Chaplet about him, or kisses the medal with the representation of the Holy Angels appended to the said Chaplet. iii. Plenary, once a month. I, II, IV. iv. Plenary, I, II, IV, on :

1. The Feast of the Apparition of St Michael, May 8.

2. The Dedication of St Michael, September 29.

3. St Gabriel the Archangel, March 18.

4. St Raphael the Archangel, October 24.

5. Holy Angel Guardians, October 2.

(See Instructions.) 291 Pius IX, Rit. August 8, 1851.

To gain these indulgences special beads must be used, and they must have been blessed by a priest holding from the Holy See general faculties for blessing- rosaries, medals, etc.

V/. O GOD, come to my assistance.

R/. O LORD, make haste to help me.

Glory be to the FATHER, etc.

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FIRST SALUTATION. PATER once, Ave thrice, to the First Angelic Choir.

AT the intercession of St Michael and the heavenly choir of the Seraphim, may it please GOD to make us worthy to receive into our hearts the fire of his perfect charity. Amen.

SECOND SALUTATION. PATER once, Ave thrice, to the Second Angelic Choir.

AT the intercession of St Michael and the heavenly choir of the Cherubim, may GOD grant us grace to abandon the ways of sin, and follow the path of Christian perfection. Amen.

THIRD SALUTATION. PATER once, Ave thrice, to the Third Angelic Choir.

AT the intercession of St Michael and the sacred choir of the Thrones, may it please GOD to infuse into our hearts a true and earnest spirit of humility. Amen.

FOURTH SALUTATION. PATER once, Ave thrice, to the Fourth Angelic Choir.

AT the intercession of St Michael and the heavenly choir of the Dominations, may it please GOD to grant us grace to have dominion over our senses, and to correct our depraved passions. Amen.

FIFTH SALUTATION. PATER once, Ave thrice, to the Fifth Angelic Choir.

AT the intercession of St Michael and the heavenly choir of the Powers, may GOD vouchsafe to keep our souls from the wiles and temptations of the devil. Amen.

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SIXTH SALUTATION. PATER once, Ave thrice, to the Sixth Angelic Choir.

AT the intercession of St Michael and the choir of the admirable celestial Virtues, may our LORD keep us from falling into temptations and deliver us from evil. Amen.

SEVENTH SALUTATION. PATER once, Ave thrice, to the Seventh Angelic Choir.

AT the intercession of St Michael and the heavenly choir of the Principalities, may it please GOD to fill our souls with the spirit of true and hearty obedience. Amen.

EIGHTH SALUTATION. PATER once, Ave thrice, to the Eighth Angelic Choir.

AT the intercession of St Michael and the heavenly choir of Archangels, may it please GOD to grant us the gift of perseverance in the faith and in all good works, that we may thereby be enabled to attain unto the glory of Paradise. Amen.

NINTH SALUTATION. PATER once, Ave thrice, to the Ninth Angelic Choir.

AT the intercession of St Michael and the heavenly choir of Angels, may GOD vouchsafe to grant that the Holy Angels may protect us during life, and after death may lead us into the everlasting glory of heaven. Amen.

Then say PATER noster four times in conclusion, the first to St Michael, the second to St Gabriel, the third to St Raphael, the fourth to our Angel Guardian.

Then end with the following Antiphon:

MICHAEL, glorious Prince, chief and champion of the heavenly host, guardian of the souls of men, conqueror of the rebel angels, who art set over the palace of GOD, our worthy captain under JESUS CHRIST, endowed with superhuman excellence and virtue; vouchsafe to free us from every evil, who with full confidence have recourse to thee; and by thy powerful protection enable us to make progress every day in the faithful service of our GOD.

V/. Pray for us, most blessed Michael, Prince of the Church of JESUS CHRIST.

R/. That we may be made worthy of his promises.

Let us pray.

ALMIGHTY and eternal GOD, who in thy own marvellous goodness and pity didst, for the common salvation of man, choose the glorious Archangel Michael to be the Prince of thy Church; make us worthy, we pray Thee, to be delivered by his beneficent protection from all our enemies, that at the hour of our death no one of them may approach to harm us, and that by the same Archangel Michael we may be introduced into the presence of thy high and heavenly Majesty. Through the merits of JESUS CHRIST our LORD, Amen.

 

The Chaplet of St Michael the Archangel - YouTube

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