Saint Luke Collection
Luke the Evangelist is one of the Four Evangelists - the 4 authors of canonical Gospels of Jesus Christ. The early church fathers ascribed to him the authorship of the Gospel according to Luke & the book of Acts of the Apostles. Luke is credited with being the first icon painter, painting pictures of the Virgin Mary from life, some of which survive to this day.
It is accepted that Luke was born in Antioch and was a physician. He became a disciple of the apostle Paul, following him Paul until his [Paul's] martyrdom. Havin served the Lord continuously, unmarried & without children, he died at age 84.