Thursday, November 3, 2016

St. Gabriel the New Confessor (+1995): "The glory of Christ remains for ever..."

St. Gabriel the New Confessor of Georgia - Commemorated on November 2nd (source)
"Seas dry up, mountains collapse, but the glory of Christ remains for ever."

"In the End Days a man will be saved by love, humbleness and kindness. Kindness will open the gates of Heaven; humbleness will lead into the Heaven; a man, whose heart is filled with love, will see the God."

"This is my last will and testament: raise your prayers for everyone; your prayers will move the mountains. Love each other."

-St. Gabriel the New Confessor of Georgia (+1995)
(Taken from the following source site, with the life, selected sayings, icons, and many miracles of this great new Georgian Saint)
Apolytikion of St. Gabriel the New Confessor in the Plagal of the First Tone
Having been adorned with a godly life, as a God-inspired Archimandrite, let us praise Gabriel with all reverence, as a light-house of clairvoyance and a healer of the sick, whose grave richly pours forth rivers [of healings], as we cry out to him: O Father, from above bless all those who honor you.
St. Gabriel the New Confessor of Georgia (source)
Through the prayers of our Holy Fathers, Lord Jesus Christ our God, have mercy on us and save us! Amen!


Jeff said...

I beg you please kindly email me an English version of saint Gabriel Urgebadze akathist here at i beg you! I love St. Gabrieli

Jonathan Dunne said...

There is an akathist in English to St Gabriel the New Confessor here: