The significance of the age of 33:
Christ died at the age of 33.
Saint Joseph was also 33 years old when he took for wife the Virgin Mary, according to visions of Mary Agreda.
Saint Ambrose baptized the to-be Saint Augustine when Augustine was 33 years old. Also, Augustine was a bishop for 33 years.
According to Mary Jane Even, the Virgin Mary would have never changed physical appearance since her 33th year on earth, her beauty being both internal and external.
“Turning Thirty-Three” can be used as a euphemism for dying, as in, “Gramps just turned thirty-three.”
Here are other “33 facts”:
If you take the numeric value of the word “Amen” in Hebrew, it adds up to 33 (AMEN: 1+13+5+14=33).
There are 33 Doctors of the Church
The Basilica of saint Peter in Rome counts 33 chapels: 29 in the Basilica itself and 4 of more in the crypt.
His Holiness John Paul I reigned as Pope for 33 days.
Each of the three sections of Dante Divine Comedy (Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso) consist of 33 cantos.
Humans are born with 33 vertebrae.