The translation printed on the prayer cards for distribution in the parish pews reads as follows:
St. Michael the Archangel,I do not think the printing of this translation reflects a dismissal of other translations, of which I have seen several. This gives the congregation one translation to pray together since several translations that differ slightly one from the other are in use.
defend us in battle.
Be our protection against the
wickedness and snares of the Devil.
May God rebuke him,
we humbly pray,
and do thou,
O Prince of hte heavenly hosts,
by the power of God,
thrust into hell Satan,
and all the evil spirits,
who wander about the world
seeking the ruin of souls. Amen.