MIKHA’EL – The Documentary is the companion book to the first historically-accurate and award-winning feature documentary about the Archangel Michael in the annals of cinema. An Avinu Films production featuring a large ensemble cast with multiple story lines, this book includes fascinating introductions to the film by the director and the producers, the script and its bibliography, color photographs from the documentary, the full credits list, and more. Mikha’El (2021), which has now been released worldwide, provides an intimate look at the archangel’s jaw-dropping exploits around the world, in particular as Taxiarchis Panormitis, the Angel of Mount Zion, and the Archangel of Monte Gargano. In the film, one also finds an in-depth exploration of the unusual discovery of the centuries-old Panormitis icon by a hearing-impaired Greek Jew, in addition to Mikha’El’s vital, but often unrecognized, role in the salvation history of humankind. Languages used in the documentary were English, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, and Latin. Consecration prayers to the great archangel are hereby included in English, Italian, and Maltese. Mikha’El was shot on location in France, Greece, Italy, Jerusalem, Malta, Poland, Ukraine, and the USA. The book is available in full-color paperback and ebook editions through Amazon.
MIKHA’EL (2021) is the first historically-accurate feature documentary about the Archangel Michael in the history of cinema. Featuring a large ensemble cast with multiple story lines, the film explores Mikha’El’s ongoing and jaw-dropping exploits around the world particularly as Taxiarchis Panormitis, the Angel of Mount Zion and the Archangel of Monte Gargano. It also looks at the unusual discovery of the Panormitis icon by a hearing-impaired Greek Jew. Languages include English, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, and Latin. MIKHA’EL was shot on location in France, Greece, Italy, Jerusalem, Malta, Poland, Ukraine, and the USA. The documentary is now available for streaming on iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, Vimeo, Chromecast.
- Winner – European Best Documentary Award | Brittany International Film Festival
- Winner – Best Director | L’Age D’Or International Arthouse Film Festival
- Winner – Best Documentary Director | Great Message International Film Festival
- Winner – Best Score | Tracks Music Awards
- Winner – Award of Recognition – Original Film Score | The Impact Docs Awards
- Winner – Bronze Medal – Original Score | Global Music Awards
- Outstanding Achievement Awards – Best Documentary / Best Film Score | L’Age D’Or International Arthouse Film Festival
- Honorable Mention – Feature Documentary | New York Movie Awards
- Honorable Mention – Feature Documentary | Sanctuary International Film Festival
- Nominee – Best Feature Film | Aporia International Film Festival
- Nominee – Best Original Score | International Sound and Film Music Festival
- Nominee – Best Composer | Paris Art and Movie Awards
- Nominee – Best Director | Pigeon D’Or Awards.
Saint Michael the Archangel: Leo XIII and Consecration Prayers to the Great Defender contains within it Pope Leo XIII’s prayer to the Archangel Michael as originally released in the Raccolta (1930) by Benzinger Bros., with the approved (1902) supplement. Included in the book is also the English translation of the long-form consecration prayer to Saint Michael as said at the Celestial Basilica of Monte Gargano, Italy.
“Before sharing my thoughts on the book I want to mention that I am not going to state my belief or lack of belief in the narratives described in this book. Each person who reads the book can decide for him or herself whether or not he or she believe the words contained therein. It is not my place to judge either way and I will leave my comments to the actual content of the book.
“Having said that, The Divine Family is a short (84 pages), beautifully written book that describes the Archangels Michael and Rafael, the Blessed Virgin and Jesus. It also describes Satan and vividly points out that hell is very real and that Continue reading “More reader feedback on the book – 2”
The Apostolate of the Divine Heart announces the publication of its latest book titled The Divine Family: Experiential Narratives. The book is available directly from the publisher and the online bookseller Amazon. For those outside the US, you can obtain the book either from the respective Amazon sites or directly from the distributors.
In The Divine Family: Experiential Narratives, the lived experiences of the author with the Members of the Divine Family and others are presented openly in print for the first time. These experiences occurred from 2010 through 2012. Written predominantly in a dialogical narrative style suitable for believers and non-believers alike, the author chronicles first-hand some of her personal experiences with the archangels Michael and Raphael; demons and Satan, the Virgin Mary, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit and God the Father. Continue reading “NEW RELEASE – The Divine Family: Experiential Narratives”
FOR THE GLORY OF GOD THE FATHER
Two of the most beautiful beings ever created by God our Father are His archangels Michael and Raphael. These two archangels are as different in character as they are similar in nature. Archangel Michael appears as short, stocky and fierce – a typical warrior, whereas Archangel Raphael appears as very tall, elegant and quiet – ‘stately’ is the word that comes to mind when attempting to describe Raphael. Both Michael and Raphael appear as translucent, especially with regard to both their countenances and beings, since they are robed in Our Father’s Splendor; His very own Divine Light. Continue reading “Comparative description of Archangels Michael and Raphael”
“And I saw an angel coming down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand. And he laid hold on the dragon, the old serpent, which is the devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years. And he cast him into the bottomless pit and shut him up and set a seal upon him, that he should no more Continue reading “After the Great Chastisement – 2 – The era of peace, the final uprising and the Last Judgment”
1) “At that time Michael will rise – the great Prince, defender of Your people. That will be a time of great distress, unparalleled since nations first came into existence. When that time comes, Your own people will be spared – all those whose names are found Continue reading “The signs of the times – 8 – the role of Archangel Michael”