It pays to know the history of occult science in order to see that the latest science-and-religion dialogue will likely produce an occult theory. After all, occultism stands at the intersection of science and religion, being naturalistic without being materialistic. Theologians don’t always know the occult implication of their projects.
St. Michael promises justice, not only as a hope for the future, but with spiritual power here and now.
The liturgy is a ritual enactment of the Last Day, a corporate enactment of our collective hope. But it also mirrors the beginning of days.
The levity of the saints is a lightness that is bright with mirth, heavy with joy, thick with intention and devotion.