Saint Gabriel the Archangel
Feast Day: September 29. Patron of: The Communications Industry. Postal Workers. Teachers. Parents. Gabriel is most famous for the Annunciation, when he appeared to the 14-year-old Mary and told her she was to give birth to the Divine Savior. He holds lilies for Mary’s virginity and a proclamation reading, “Ave Maria…” “Hail Mary…”
All holy card saints for September have been excerpted from the book, “Holy Cards” by Barbara Calamari and Sandra DiPasqua. All images are courtesy of Father Eugene Carrella.