Gabriel the Archangel
September 29, Archangel


Archangel and messenger of God. One of the three angels mentioned by name in the Catholic Bible.

  •  Appeared to the prophet Daniel to explain the prophet’s visions relating to the Messiah. (Daniel 8:16-26; 9:21-27)
  •  Appeared to Zachary in the temple to announce the coming of Zachary’s son, John the Baptist, and to strike Zachary mute for his disbelief. (Luke 1:11-20)
  •  Appeared to Mary to let her know she’d been selected to bear the Saviour. (Luke 1:26-38)


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