Product DescriptionEnjoy reading about the patron saint of doctors, physicians, glass makers, butchers, painters and sculptors with this St. Luke holy card. The full color, folded holy card is made in Italy and features Fratelli-Bonello artwork with gold stamped trim. Inside this 5-3/8"H x 3-1/4"W piece is his biography, his feast day, the meaning of his name and a prayer in his honor. The front cover of the St. Luke holy card is a classic Italian portrayal of the saint that is called upon in modern times. St. Luke is shown sitting down painting a portrait of Mary and baby Jesus while writing his gospel. His symbol, the winged ox, lays beside him.
The St. Luke holy card biography tells of his being the only Gentile to have his writings included in the New Testament. While working as a physician, he converted to Christianity after hearing St. Paul preach. He accompanied St. Paul until his martyrdom. Luke then preached in France and Macedonia. This St. Luke holy card is informative and inspiring for anyone who falls into his patron saint categories or has chosen "Luke" as his Confirmation name.
St. Luke Prayer Holy card Bio Pamphlet: 5-3/8"H x 3-1/4"W; Folded; Full Color