Tuesday, October 18, 2011

"Natalis Beati Lucae Evangelistae": St. Luke, Patron of Artists and Doctors

In Bithynia, the birthday of St. Luke the Evangelist. He died, filled with the Holy Ghost, after having suffered much for the Name of Christ. His relics were translated to Constantinople, and thence taken to Pavia.

-- Roman Martyrology


Icon of St. Luke by David Clayton