November 8 – Michael and All Angels; the Four Crowned Martyrs

The Synaxis of Michael & All Angels (est. 364) specifically names Michael, Gabriel, Raphael, Uriel, Selaphiel, Jehudiel, Barachiel, and Jeremiel (but not Leonardo or Donatello), but in fact honors all the bodiless hosts—we just don’t know all their names. (Michael’s secretary didn’t return my calls requesting a complete list.) The feast was first promulgated at… Continue reading November 8 – Michael and All Angels; the Four Crowned Martyrs