Angel of the Wisdom of God, Archangel. Messenger of His Word. One of the three
angels mentioned by name in the Bible. Appeared to the prophet Daniel to explain the
prophet's visions relating to the Messiah. (Daniel 8:16-26; 9:21) 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 that She
was to conceive the Saviour of the world.
Work of God Apostolate
Saint Gabriel the Archangel