Luke's writings call us to prayer, to be aware of God's love & mercy, and to remember the compassion of Christ. PRAYER (traditional language) ... LUKE THE EVANGELIST (18 OCTOBER) Almost all that we know about Luke comes from the New Testament. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Dear St. Luke, I love you with all my heart. St. Luke became the patron saint of physicians because he was a physician. (St Lutgarde). Inspire our physicians Most wonderful St. Lukeyou are animated bythe Heavenly Spirit of Love.In faithfully detailingthe humanity of Jesus,you also showed His Divinityand His genuine compassionfor all human beings. of both body and spirit Enable them to cure the ills  Let their ministry be a blessing to many. Virtues are formed by prayer. This prayer card comes included with a stunning Saint Luke Medal. St. Luke the Evangelist Prayer. Today, Catholics from around the world venerate him as St. Luke the Evangelist, patron saint of artists, physicians, bachelors, surgeons, students, and butcher. God of mercy and compassion, you hold out to us the hand of Your mercy to raise us up from the misery our selfish sinfulness has brought upon us and upon those whose lives we touch. Thank you for his orderly, clear, loving portrait of Jesus’ words and deeds. © 2020 Novena Prayer. Amen. Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. All rights reserved. May St. Luke intercede for us that we may deepen our understanding of the gospel and grow in … A physician, Luke is traditionally believed to have been a Greek Gentile from Antioch (modern Turkey). Say 1: Our Father…  Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…. As many of us are preparing to vote in an important national election, teach us to put our trust in you, to seek your will for the nation, and to live honorably, peaceably, and kindly with one another. We plead on behalf of all who are afflicted by pain, sorrow, turmoil, or any other assault of the Evil One. our day. Grant us faith, through your Holy Spirit, to commend ourselves, one another, and our whole lives to Christ our Lord. Amen. He was possibly a Gentile but converted to Christianity. Copyright (c) 2013-2020 And help us to render to our neighbors the love, respect, and justice which you command. Come to their aid; heal all that is wounded; and restore them to wholeness of body, mind, and spirit. – that they may open their borders and their resources to those exiled by war, famine, persecution and disease. Equip them to do whatever accomplishes your will for all who are captives to injustice, poverty, or violence. St Luke is best known for his New Testament writings, the Gospel according to St Luke and The Acts of the Apostles. Today you call men and women to proclaim your word to a world as pagan and brutal as in Luke’s own time. for all human beings. St Luke was a Doctor by profession and also an artist, creating more than 600 pictures which included the Blessed Virgin Mary, St Peter, St Paul and depictions of many Gospel events. May the Holy Spirit,instructor of the faithful,help me to understandChrist's wordsand faithfully apply themin my life.Amen. O St. Luke, you werechosen to reveal in preachingand writing God's love for thepoor. This beautiful bifold prayer card and medal combo is perfect for any physician. Prayer preserves temperance. for their patients. Open the ears of those who are deaf to your word, - that they may hear and believe the good news of salvation. Amen. and Dear St. Luke, I love you with all my heart. with your professionalism – that they may hear and believe the good news of salvation. Moved by the heavenlySpirit of Love, you detailed thelife of Jesus, showing Hisdivinity and His genuinecompassion for all human beings.Help those who alreadyglory in God's name topersevere in one heart andone mind, and inspire allpeople that they may hear theGood News of Salvation.Amen. Saint Luke the Evangelist, from The Book of Common Prayer (1662). Saint Luke the Evangelist, Patron saint of Artists, bachelors. Help me to live Jesus’ Gospel to the full. Thank you for your help. Antioch, Syria See PRIVACY POLICY. Amen. ), CNA Staff, Nov 26, 2020 / 01:23 pm (CNA).-   The Supreme Court said Wednesday night that NY state restrictions  during the coronavirus pandemic are a violation of the First Amendment’s protection of free religious exercise. (R.), Bind up the wounds of the brokenhearted, Never consider as wasted the time you spend in prayer.