Celebrating Michael and the archangels

Michael and the Archangels

On November 8 the Orthodox church celebrates Michael and the archangels. The full title for the feast is "Synaxis of the Archangel Michael and the Other Bodiless Powers: Gabriel, Raphael, Uriel, Salaphiel, Jegudiel, and Barachiel." Feel free to shorten it if you like. Here's a helpful entry on the day from the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. I've included here two "songs" that might prove edifying. The first is from Nikolai Velimirovich's Prologue from Ohrid. The second is from … [Read more...]


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