Apostle and Evangelist Luke
The Holy Apostle and Evangelist Luke, was a native of Syrian Antioch, a companion of the holy Apostle Paul (Phil.1:24, 2 Tim. 4:10-11), and a physician enlightened in the Greek medical arts. Hearing about Christ, Luke arrived in Palestine and fervently accepted the preaching of salvation from the…
4 Gospels Craft - Handprint Style!
Catholic ABC's Week: 4 Number of the week:4 Theme: Gospels Memory Verse- Part of this Gospel Nursery Rhyme: Matthew, Mark, Luke & John, Bless the bed that I lie on. Craft: The 4 Gospels in
Feast of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist Luke - Feasts of the Church - Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
Learn about the life and feast day of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist Luke who is commemorated annually on October 18th.
Catholic Culture: Recipe for Banbury Tarts
"Some of the great fairs held in England in October were once placed under St. Luke's patronage. Now, even though we have no authentic information as to the food sold at these fairs, we can be sure that buns, pastries, and tarts were included. Furthermore, we know that Banbury Tarts rank high in England's culinary fame. So let's serve these raisin tarts for dessert on October 18, St. Luke's Day, and place cubes of sharp Cheddar cheese alongside of them."
Finding of the Panagia Evangelistria Icon in Tinos
The Finding of the Miraculous Icon of the Megalohari Panagia Evangelistria (Feast Day - January 30) The Discovery of the Miraculous Icon of Panagia Evangelistria This highly-venerated icon of the Annunciation was discovered in the ruins of the ancient church of St John the Baptist on January 30, 1823. An elderly man, Michael Polyzoes, had a dream shortly before the Feast of the Annunciation in 1821, in which the Mother of God appeared to him in shining white garments. She instructed him to…
Learn About St. Luke
"The Eleousa, which means 'merciful Mother of God,' is one of three original icons painted by Saint Luke... The miracle-working silver-covered icon of the Eleousa of Kykkos hangs on the icon screen at the Holy Monastery of Kykkos in Cyprus. It is also known as the Panagia of Kykkos and the Kykkotissa, and is famous throughout the Orthodox world for answering prayers for rain in times of drought and for protecting sailors."
St. Luke the Evangelist
Icon of Christ appearing to Sts. Luke and Cleopas on the way to Emmaus after His Resurrection (taken from http://www.christopherklitou.com/icon_resurrection_on_the_road_to_emmaus.htm) The following is from the Prologue of Ochrid by St. Nikolai for the feast of St. Luke the Evangelist (October 18th): "Luke was born in Antioch. In his youth, he excelled in his studies of Greek philosophy, medicine and art. During the ministry of the Lord Jesus on earth, Luke came to Jerusalem, where he saw the…
The holy, glorious and all-laudable Apostle and Evangelist Luke is the author of the Gospel of Luke, the companion of the Apostle Paul (Phil 1:24, 2 Tim 4:10-11), and is numbered among the Seventy Apostles. He was a native of Syrian Antioch and a physician, and is the founder of iconography. His emblem is the calf, the third symbolical beast mentioned by Ezekiel (1:10), which is a symbol of Christ's sacrificial and priestly office, as pointed out by St. Irenaeus.