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  St. Luke's Anglican Church - Winnipeg Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The MISSION of St. Luke's Church is to provide a physical and spiritual base in which to worship God in the style and tradition of the Anglican Church, to administer and receive the Holy Sacraments, and to foster the extension of God's Kingdom through acts of Christian faith and love.
Saint Luke was a first generation Christian, a companion of Saint Paul, and the author of two important sections of the New Testament: the Gospel According to Luke and the Acts of the Apostles.
Saint Luke is the patron saint of physicians and surgeons (and also of guilds of artists, art schools, and painters of pictures because later tradition in the Greek Church claims that Luke was also an artist).
www.stlukewinnipeg.com   (831 words)

  
  Luke the Evangelist - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Luke the Evangelist (Greek Λουκᾶς Loukas) is said by tradition to be the author of both the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles, the third and fifth books of the New Testament.
Epiphanius states that Luke was one of the Seventy (Panarion 51.11), and John Chrysostom indicates at one point that the "brother" Paul mentions in 2 Corinthians 8:18 is either Luke or Barnabas.
Luke and the Madonna, Altar of the Guild of St. Luke, Hermen Rode, Lübeck 1484
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 Saint Luke
Luke had a great knowledge of the Septuagint and of things Jewish, which he acquired either as a Jewish proselyte (St. Jerome) or after he became a Christian, through his close intercourse with the Apostles and disciples.
Luke always represented by the calf or ox, the sacrificial animal, because his Gospel begins with the account of Zachary, the priest, the father of John the Baptist.
Luke is one of the most extensive writers of the New Testament.
www.martyrsandsaints.org /main/era_of_martyrdom/01st_century/saint_luke.htm   (2412 words)

  
 St. Luke the Evangelist
Luke's contribution to the cause of Jesus Christ are beyond all measure, and his early influence on the Christian scene has enabled the Christian Church to rise to its ever increasing influence in human experience.
The praises of Luke as a writer may seem excessive, particularly since he is one of many authors represented in the New Testament, chief among whom are St. Matthew (the man), St. Mark (the lion), and St. John (the eagle).
An appraisal of the contributions to Christianity by St. Luke cannot be measured by the number of words he wrote, the miles he traveled in missionary journeys, or the number of years he spent in exclusive dedication to the service of Jesus Christ.
home.it.net.au /~jgrapsas/pages/st_luke.htm   (580 words)

  
 St. Luke
Luke was a native of Antioch, the metropolis of Syria, a city famous for the agreeableness of its situation, the riches of its traffic, its extent, the number of its inhabitants, the politeness of their manners, and their learning and wisdom.
Luke mainly insists in his gospel upon what relates to Christ's priestly office; for which reason the ancients, in accommodating the four symbolical representations, mentioned in Ezekiel, to the four evangelists, assigned the ox or calf as an emblem of sacrifices to St. Luke.
Luke was the apostle's faithful assistant and attendant during his confinement, and had the comfort to see him set at liberty in 63, the year in which this evangelist finished his Acts of the Apostles.
www.ewtn.com /library/MARY/STLUKE.htm   (1288 words)

  
 Saint Luke - Catholic Online
Luke's is the gospel of the poor and of social justice.
It is Luke that we have to thank for the Scriptural parts of the Hail Mary: "Hail Mary full of grace" spoken at the Annunciation and "Blessed are you and blessed is the fruit of your womb Jesus" spoken by her cousin Elizabeth.
Luke is the patron of physicians and surgeons.
www.catholic.org /saints/saint.php?saint_id=76   (1314 words)

  
 Luke, the Evangelist - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
The late legend that Luke was one of the Seventy sent out by Jesus (Epiphanius, Haer., ii.51, 11) is pure conjecture, as is the story that Luke was one of the Greeks who came to Philip for an introduction to Jesus (John 12:20), or the companion of Cleopas in the walk to Emmaus (Luke 24:13).
The clear implication of Luke 1:2 is that Luke himself was not an eyewitness of the ministry of Jesus.
Luke the Physician (1907); Ramsay, Luke the Physician (1908); Selwyn, Luke the Prophet (1901); Hobart, The Medical Language of Luke (1882); Ramsay, Was Christ Born at Bethlehem?
www.studylight.org /enc/isb/view.cgi?number=T5606   (1187 words)

  
 October 18: Feast of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist Luke
Luke was in Jerusalem at the time of the life-giving Passion and, on Easter morning, walked with Cleopas (October 30) towards the village of Emmaus, distraught at the loss of the Master.
Luke wrote his Gospel and the Acts of the Apostles at Rome in obedience to Paul, dedicating the Acts to Theophilus, the Governor of Achaia, who was a convert.
Luke remained steadfastly faithful to his master while others forsook him (Timothy 4:11), and he was probably present at Saint Paul’s martyrdom, although he left no written testimony to the fact.
www.goarch.org /en/special/listen_learn_share/luke/learn/index.asp   (1181 words)

  
 st. luke the evangelist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Luke is the only evangelist to give us the full story of what happened the night Christ was born.
Luke may or may not have been an artist, but we do know that he was a physician from Antioch.
In addition to what Luke tells us about the Holy Family, he also records six miracles of Our Lord that occur nowhere else in the New Testament, including the raising of the widow of Nain’s son, the healing of the 10 lepers and the restoration of Malchus’ ear after St. Peter cut it off.
www.catholicherald.com /craughwell/luke.htm   (531 words)

  
 The Confessing Reader » Blog Archive » Saint Luke the Evangelist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Luke was a Gentile, a physician, and one of Paul’s fellow missionaries in the early spread of the Christian faith through the Roman world.
Only Luke provides the familiar narratives of the annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary, of her visit to Elizabeth, of the child in the manger, the angelic host appearing to shepherds, and the meeting with Anna and the aged Simeon.
Luke is held by tradition to have been one of the first - or indeed the first - iconographer, writing an icon of the Blessed Virgin Mary holding the infant Jesus, an icon believed to be kept at the Mega Spileion monastery in Greece.
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 Life of St. Luke the Evangelist
The awesome figure of St. Luke looms larger and larger out of both the New Testament and the pages of documented human history so that nearly two thousand years after his death his image has no less been diminished by time than that of the Nazarene, Jesus Christ, whom he so nobly served.
His prominence as a physician obscured his skills as an eloquent orator in the cause of Christ, but he was later to display a considerable talent as an artist whose icon of the Virgin Mary he gave to the Mother of God herself and which is now the prized possession of the Patriarchate of Constantinople.
Luke, like so many who have given so much to all of us, is not to be appraised, only to be honored.
members.tripod.com /~shtyetz_john/life-of-st-luke-evangelist.html   (695 words)

  
 Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, WA
Hailing from the ancient city of Antioch, Syria, Luke was a Roman whose early conversion to Christianity is evidenced by his membership in the Christian community of Antioch, prior to his emergence as an apostle, after meeting St Paul.
The praises of St Luke as a writer may seem excessive, particularly since he is one of many authors represented in the New Testament, chief among whom are St Matthew (the man), St Mark (the lion), and St John (the eagle).
St Luke is surrounded by many legends and traditions that have not withstood the test of time.
home.iprimus.com.au /xenos/luke.html   (595 words)

  
 St. Luke - Saint of the Day - American Catholic
Luke appears in Acts during Paul’s second journey, remains at Philippi for several years until Paul returns from his third journey, accompanies Paul to Jerusalem and remains near him when he is imprisoned in Caesarea.
The character of Luke may best be seen by the emphases of his Gospel, which has been given a number of subtitles: (1) The Gospel of Mercy: Luke emphasizes Jesus' compassion and patience with the sinners and the suffering.
Luke alone records the stories of the sinful woman, the lost sheep and coin, the prodigal son, the good thief.
www.americancatholic.org /Features/SaintOfDay/default.asp?id=1172   (530 words)

  
 St. Luke - Secondary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Luke spoke many languages and was considered one of the greatest scholars of his day.
Luke could also be called the Church’s first “iconographer” According to Holy Tradition, Luke had painted three Icons of the Blessed Mother and the Christ Child.
Luke lived to the ripe old age of 80 years and his last days were spent in the city of Thebes.
www.orthodoxonline.com /luke-secondary.htm   (330 words)

  
 Apostle Luke - OrthodoxWiki
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.
Luke came to Jerusalem where he came to believe in the Lord.
Luke was 84 years old when the wicked idolaters tortured him for the sake of Christ and hanged him from an olive tree in the town of Thebes, in Boethia.
www.orthodoxwiki.org /Apostle_Luke   (435 words)

  
 SAINTS OF IONIAN VILLAGE
Luke, who is credited with recording the life of Christ through his Gospel of the New Testament, was also known as the "glorious physician," and for his artistic ability.
Luke was born in Antioch, Syria, where he began to commit his life to Christ upon meeting St. Paul.
Luke is highly acclaimed for his contributions to The New Testament.
www.ionianvillage.org /saints/luke.html   (307 words)

  
 St. Luke's Anglican Church - Winnipeg Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The MISSION of St. Luke's Church is to provide a physical and spiritual base in which to worship God in the style and tradition of the Anglican Church, to administer and receive the Holy Sacraments, and to foster the extension of God's Kingdom through acts of Christian faith and love.
Saint Luke is the patron saint of physicians and surgeons, and also of guilds of artists, art schools, and painters of pictures because later tradition in the Greek Church claims that Luke was also an artist.
Luke also emphasizes the call to poverty, prayer, and purity of heart, which comprise much of his specific appeal to the Gentiles.
www.stlukewinnipeg.com /index.html   (744 words)

  
 Luke the evangelist.
Gospel of Luke 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12, 13-15, 16-18, 19-21, 22-24.
Luke is said in Colossians 4.14 to have been both a physician and an associate of the apostle Paul.
Luke, an Antiochene doctor, as his writings indicate, was not ignorant of the Greek speech.
www.textexcavation.com /luke.html   (564 words)

  
 ST. LUKE THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH - HOUSTON, TX
St. Luke's is a biblically orthodox evangelical Episcopal church with charismatic roots.
As described in our mission statement, "St. Luke is a community devoted to loving Jesus Christ and serving Him as Lord and Savior.
We are located in Houston's Third Ward area between the University of Houston and Texas Southern University, at 3530 Wheeler Avenue and across from the Blue Triangle YMCA
www.stlukesepiscopalchurch.org   (144 words)

  
 Catholic Culture : Liturgical Year : October 18, 2005 : Luke
Father, you chose Luke the evangelist to reveal by preaching and writing the mystery of your love for the poor.
Luke, the inspired author of the third Gospel and of the Acts of the Apostles, was a native of Antioch in Syria and a physician, and one of the early converts from paganism.
Luke's Gospel is principally concerned with salvation and mercy; in it are preserved some of our Lord's most moving parables, like those of the lost sheep and the prodigal son.
www.catholicculture.org /lit/calendar/day.cfm?date=2005-10-18   (855 words)

  
 Luke (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
On Paul's third visit to Philippi (20:5,6) we again meet with Luke, who probably had spent all the intervening time in that city, a period of seven or eight years.
From this time Luke was Paul's constant companion during his journey to Jerusalem (20:6-21:18).
There are many passages in Paul's epistles, as well as in the writings of Luke, which show the extent and accuracy of his medical knowledge.
www.christiananswers.net /dictionary/luke.html   (215 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Luke the Evangelist
Luke the Evangelist is said by tradition to be the author of both the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles, the third and fifth books of the New Testament.
Wenham asserts that Luke was "one of the Seventy, the Emmanaus disciple, Lucius of Cyrene and Paul's kinsman." Not all scholars are as confident of all of these attributes as Wenham is.
Images, some of which are used under the doctrine of Fair use or used with permission, may not be available.
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 Biography: Luke the Evangelist (18 October)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In Luke's account of the Gospel, we find an emphasis on the human love of Christ, on His compassion for sinners and for suffering and unhappy persons, for outcasts such as the Samaritans, tax collectors, lepers, shepherds (not a respected profession), and for the poor.
Since Paul tells us that he had a companion named Luke who was a physician, the conclusion that Luke is the writer we are looking for is reasonable.
Luke uses the word "Judea" sometimes to mean the southern portion of the land of Israel, and sometimes to mean the whole land.
elvis.rowan.edu /~kilroy/JEK/10/18.html   (831 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Gospel of Saint Luke
Luke its always represented by the calf or ox, the sacrificial animal, because his Gospel begins with the account of Zachary, the priest, the father of John the Baptist.
Luke mentions (Acts 18:2) that when St. Paul was at Corinth the Jews had been recently expelled from Rome by Claudius, and this is confirmed by a chance statement of Suetonius.
The Gospel of Luke preceded his Acts of the Apostles, and was therefore composed before the end of the Roman imprisonment, when the Acts was finished (Acts 28:30-31).
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09420a.htm   (9159 words)

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