“The Master Christ then gave her a beautiful ring, saying: ‘Behold, this day I take thee as Mine unsullied bride forever.'”

The Ring of Saint Katherine: The Theotokos then took the right hand of the maiden and said:  “My Child, give her a ring as a token of Thy betrothal to her, so as to deem her worthy of Thy Kingdom.”  The Master Christ then gave her a beautiful ring, saying:  “Behold, this day I take thee as Mine unsullied bride forever.  Diligently preserve this troth inviolate, taking no man to thyself!”  And with these words the vision came to an end.  Catherine arose and, verily, a ring was on her right finger!  At that moment, her heart was enraptured with the Divine love of our Lord Christ…

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