Saint Luke (84)

Saint Luke the Evangelist was a doctor of medicine in Antioch in Syria. He was converted to Christianity and became a disciple of Saint Paul. He is the one Gentile who wrote books in the New Testament. His two books are the third Gospel and the Acts of the Apostles. All we know about the Incarnation, birth and childhood of Our Lord comes to us from Saint Luke. He was a great painter. He painted a most beautiful picture of the Blessed Virgin Mary, to whom his whole life was devoted. Saint Luke was, martyred for the Catholic Faith.

Luke paints the Madonna and the Baby Jesus, by Maarten van Heemskerck (source)

Luke paints the Madonna and the Baby Jesus, by Maarten van Heemskerck (source)