DANIEL, Holy Prophet, and the Three Holy Youths Ananias, Azarias, and Misael

DANIEL, Holy Prophet, and the Three Holy Youths Ananias, Azarias, and Misael

12/17/2020 9:00:00 AM

Name day of everyone named Danail, Daniel, Daniela.

In Christian legends, St. Daniel was put in the pit where the lion, but instead of tearing him to pieces, the lion licked him with his tongue. The prophet Daniel symbolizes the personality of Christ disarming death and temptation. That day is celebrated by all pregnant women. They bake breads and give them out to the neighbors – that is supposed to make the year fertile and to assure them an easy delivery.

more...