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St Michael

"Whenever some act of wondrous power must be performed, Michael is sent, so that his action and his name may make it clear that no one can do what God does by his superior power. So also our ancient foe desired in his pride to be like God, saying: I will ascend into heaven; I will exalt my throne above the stars of heaven; I will be like the Most High. He will be allowed to remain in power until the end of the world when he will be destroyed in the final punishment. Then, he will fight with the archangel Michael, as we are told by John: A battle was fought with Michael the archangel."

 

- from a sermon by Pope St Gregory the Great.

 

Today, 29 September is the feast of the Archangels, and this window is in Great St Mary's church in Cambridge.

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Taken on December 30, 2006