Light and Dark are both real and both part of God’s cosmic vision. Michael’s rival in the mythical battle is none other than Lucifer, whose name means “light bearer”, embodying darkness masquerading as light. Our shadow will invariably masquerade as light. The closer one gets to the Light, the more shadow we see. Angels, the mighty messengers of God, aid us, help us and draw us closer to the Light.
-Br. Robert L’Esperance, SSJE