Saint Gabriel is well known as the Messenger who brings very good news. When Saint Joseph was away from Mary, it was Gabriel who appeared to give Mary the astounding message that she would soon be giving birth to Baby Jesus via Immaculate Conception.
Gabriel, along with Michael, RaphaelandUriel is exalted above all the other Angels and Cherubs. His medal typically displays Saint Gabriel with a horn because he is alerting everyone with very good news! He often holds a lily, believed to represent the Holy Trinity, or maybe the New Orleans Saints.
Gabriel is quite naturally the patron saint of the United States Post Office, Fed Ex, UPS, and Amazon. He gets all of their messages and sends them where they need to go. Gabriel is obviously the patron of cable and television broadcasters, and philatelists (better known as “Stamp Collector") are very fond of Archangel Gabriel. Since Gabriel is the patron of broadcasters, it’s not a stretch to surmise he is also the patron Saint of the “Talking Heads!” Is it any wonder that “Naïve Melody” (This Must Be the Place) is a beloved song? The lyrics are subtle and profound: