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Cathedral of the Archangel Gabriel

July 26 2007
09:48

On the day after the Annunciation and on July 13, old style church celebrates the Archangel Gabriel. Name Gabriel means "strength of God." The icons Archangel Gabriel is depicted with the heavenly branch, brought them to the Virgin Mary, or with the glowing lantern in the right and a mirror in her left hand.

These days, recall all the events of the Archangel Gabriel: he inspired Moses to write the book of Genesis, the prophet Daniel proclaimed he was the fate of the Jewish people, is righteous Anne with the news of the birth of her Virgin Mary, the priest Zechariah proclaimed the birth of the Baptist; persistently stayed with Virgin During her earthly life was St. Joseph the Betrothed. In the Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus prayed, he was the archangel, and strengthening him to suffer. Wife-bearing women first heard the glad tidings of the Resurrection of Christ and of the Archangel Gabriel. Reports Calend.ru.

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