WHAT IS A
WARRIOR OF ST. MICHAEL?
If there is nothing you would die for,
then there is nothing you are living for.
St. Michael the Archangel, the Commander of the Army of the Lord (Joshua 5:14), once led his angels in throwing the devil and his demons out of heaven (Revelation 12:7-9). Although Jesus has won the decisive victory by his cross and resurrection, God has granted the devil a limited ability until the Second Coming to tempt and test our faith. As a loyal servant of Christ the King, St. Michael desperately wants to finish what he started, and carry out the stated mission of Jesus to destroy the works of the devil (1 John 3:8). He wants to start in our hearts and in our families, and by extension our parishes. In the midst of this present darkness, St. Michael is looking for new recruits for the Army of Light to press into enemy territory and reclaim the richness of our Catholic faith. This is a grassroots movement in which regular men help St. Michael to go from town to town and village to village, raising an army of those who are tired of the status quo in their spiritual lives, and are ready to fight for a new paradigm in Catholic discipleship. It's time to get out of the barracks and onto the battlefield!
ST. MICHAEL IS DRAWING A LINE IN THE SAND.
HE IS INVITING YOU TO DEFY SATAN AS HE DID BY SAYING TO GOD, "SERVIAM. I WILL SERVE."
THE QUESTION IS, ARE YOU IN OR ARE YOU OUT?
THE WARRIOR SQUAD SMALL GROUP
WHERE HOLY ASPIRATIONS
MEET THE REALITY OF LIFE
Warrior Squad small groups are your home base from where you launch your team and individual missions for Christ. It's where you are strengthened for the fight, encouraged where you are weak, & receive wise counsel from trusted fellow Warriors on the journey to heaven. It's where you are seen and known, and your God-given gifts and talents are developed for the glory of God and the salvation of souls. If we think we can live a life of supernatural faith, hope, and charity on our own without the grace of God and the help of our local church community, we are tragically wrong. If we try to serve from an empty cup without support, our efforts to grow in holiness and advance the Kingdom of God will be short lived and won't bear the fruit that God desires. But, WITH Jesus and WITH our fellow Warriors at our side calling us on to greatness, we will truly 'bear fruit that will last.' (John 15:16)
2. WARRIOR SQUAD RECRUITMENT
Recruit Your Small Group of 4-6 Warriors
5. BATTLE DEBRIEF:
MONTHLY SMALL GROUP SQUAD MEETING
Squad Meeting with your 4-6 man small group to debrief at least monthly by sharing our greatest victory, our greatest defeat, upcoming battles, & strategize how to rise up to those challenges with the support of our fellow Warriors.
6. THE ARMORY:
MONTHLY LARGE GROUP BATTLE COUNCIL
Monthly gathering of all Warrior Squad small groups in a given parish (or group of parishes who have decided to form a single chapter with the blessing of their pastors). It's called 'The Armory' because we come together to be equipped with the spiritual armor, weapons, & insights we need to fight the month's coming battles more effectively.
7. ANNUAL DAY OR WEEKEND SQUAD RETREAT
This is a time for your Warrior Squad to gather over 1-3 days to assess the previous year, seek the Lord through the intercession of St. Michael to bind any wounds of the previous year, & to give you the courage & confidence of heaven to keep 'fighting the good fight' in the year to come.