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Saint Catherine of Alexandria, feast day November 25. Catherine was a virgin and martyr. She is the patron saint of philosophers and preachers.

Saint Catherine of Alexandria, feast day November 25. Catherine was a virgin and martyr. She is the patron saint of philosophers and preachers.

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Archangel Gabriel is celebrated the day after Annunciation. He told Virgin Mary, Joseph, and, prior to them, Old Testament prophets about the birth of Christ, inspired Moses to write the Pentateuch, told Prophet Daniel about coming tribulations, announced the birth of Virgin Mary to Righteous Anna and that of John the Baptist to Zachariah, constantly stayed with the Virgin throughout Her life, strengthened Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane, and announced the Resurrection to Myrh-Bearing…

Archangel Gabriel is celebrated the day after Annunciation. He told Virgin Mary, Joseph, and, prior to them, Old Testament prophets about the birth of Christ, inspired Moses to write the Pentateuch, told Prophet Daniel about coming tribulations, announced the birth of Virgin Mary to Righteous Anna and that of John the Baptist to Zachariah, constantly stayed with the Virgin throughout Her life, strengthened Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane, and announced the Resurrection to Myrh-Bearing…

Byzantine (Constantinople or Sinai), second half of the 13th century. This piece shows the archangel Gabriel as a youth of extreme beauty. (http://www.artlex.com/ArtLex/b/byzantine.html)

Byzantine (Constantinople or Sinai), second half of the 13th century. This piece shows the archangel Gabriel as a youth of extreme beauty. (http://www.artlex.com/ArtLex/b/byzantine.html)

Gabriel is one of the seven archangels who stand before God’s throne (Michael, Raphael, Uriel, Selathiel, Jegudiel, Barachiel, and Jeremiel). He revealed to Virgin Mary the birth of Jesus, to Zacharias the birth of John the Baptist, to Joachim and Anna the conception of Virgin Mary, and taught Moses to write the Book of Genesis. Because his name means ‘man of God,’ the Holy Fathers believe precisely he was sent to Virgin Mary to allude who would be born of her, the Man of God, the Man-God…

Gabriel is one of the seven archangels who stand before God’s throne (Michael, Raphael, Uriel, Selathiel, Jegudiel, Barachiel, and Jeremiel). He revealed to Virgin Mary the birth of Jesus, to Zacharias the birth of John the Baptist, to Joachim and Anna the conception of Virgin Mary, and taught Moses to write the Book of Genesis. Because his name means ‘man of God,’ the Holy Fathers believe precisely he was sent to Virgin Mary to allude who would be born of her, the Man of God, the Man-God…

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An icon of an angel in supplication from St. Catherine's Monastery In Egypt's Mount Sinai

An icon of an angel in supplication from St. Catherine's Monastery In Egypt's Mount Sinai

Byzantine Icon of Seraphim

Byzantine Icon of Seraphim