Gabriel (Strength of God) announced to Zachariah the forthcoming birth of John the Baptist, and to Mary, the birth of Jesus. His greeting to the Virgin, "Hail, full of grace," is one of the most familiar and frequent prayers of the Christian people. Raphael (Medicine of God) is the archangel who took care of Tobias on his journey.
Angels are pure, created spirits with intellect and will, but they have no bodies The name angel means servant or messenger of God. Angels are celestial or heavenly beings, on a higher order than human beings.
High mass on Saturday 29. September at 11:00 in St. Olav Cathedral.