Sunday, October 18, 2015

October 18: Saint Luke


St. Luke the Evangelist
by José Leonardo

History

Luke was one of the first Christians. He was Greek and he was a doctor. After he learned about Jesus from the Apostles, he became one of the Apostle Paul’s helpers. He also wrote a Gospel and a detailed history about the early Church, the Acts of the Apostles. In his Gospel, Luke tells us about six miracles that the other Gospels don’t include, and he provides more of the Blessed Mother’s perspective. In fact, the “Hail Mary” comes from the first chapter of Luke.


Activity

Luke’s Gospel is full of wonderful verses. Today, memorize one that will be a great thing to remember your whole life, Luke 18:27: “Jesus said, ‘What is impossible for human beings is possible for God.’”

Saint Luke, pray for us!


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