Saint Aaron the Patriarch

[Aaron the Patriarch]Memorial


Great-grandson of Levi, son of Jacob, brother of Moses. Spokesman to Pharoah for Moses. One of the leaders of the people Israel in the desert. Caused the casting of the golden calf which the Israelites worshiped in the wilderness (Exodus 32). The rod of Aaron blossomed as a sign that he had been chosen by God to be first high priest of the Old Law. Not allowed to enter the Promised Land.


  • on Mount Hor



  • man with a rod in flower, a censer and a Jewish mitre

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Aaron the Patriarch“. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 April 2012. Web. 2 June 2015. <>