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
- “Saint Aaron the Patriarch“. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 May 2016. Web. 31 May 2016. <>