Michael Archangel, we beseech thee, send us,
Peace bearing with him, gracious to befriend us;
So may his presence constantly attend us, Prospering all things..
In some sections of Europe, especially in the north and in
England, wine consumed on this day was called "Saint Michael’s Love"
(Michelsminne). In Denmark the drinking of Saint Michael’s wine on
September 29 has been preserved as a popular custom to the present
LITURGICAL PRAYER: O God, who dost establish the ministry of angels and men in a wonderful order, graciously grant that Thy holy angels, who ever serve Thee in heaven, may also protect our lives on earth.