CHURCH LIFE

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Mario Artesiano, TSB, Lois Baker, Gail Blanda, Craig Bolint, Sal Cenicola, H.C., Mark Davis, Paul DuMortier, John Fedak, Rebecca Gaylor, Jacqueline Grady, Keith Griffin, John Grimsley, Fred Hegeman, Cheryl & Larry Hutchinson, Bill Kelso, Mark Kelso, Timothy Kite, Ben Koreski, Kathleen Koreski, H.L., Rick Lutz, Ann McCann, Chance Monkus, Nancy Moore, Nina & Ralph Murphy, Ed Nickey, Fran Owen, John Parkins, Frank Paul, Nell Pidgeon, MJR, Mary Rath, Pattricia Reilly, Cortlyn Roddini, A.J. Salimando, Gordy Seaman, Douglas Seaman, Richard Sedlacek, Michael Smith, Mike Stefanik, Keith Stocker, Martin Veater, Patricia Warren, Richard Williams, Kay Willis, Richard Wineman, Charlie Yodor and our service men and women.                                                                                                                                                

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Saint Luke, the Artist

St. Luke is known as a fellow worker with St. Paul, an evangelist (the author of the Gospel that bears his name and the Acts of the Apostles) and a physician. For iconographers, St. Luke is revered as the first (according to tradition) to write an icon of the Blessed Mother. In iconography, the verb “to write” is used rather than “to paint,” as an icon is considered visual theology. Now, to my knowledge, there is no known or authenticated icon that can be directly traced back to the hand of St. Luke, but I for one have no problem with considering this tradition a possibility. Luke was obviously a well-educated and gifted man with many skills and abilities. In the first few verses of his Gospel Luke establishes that his sources were some of the very people who were “eyewitnesses and ministers of the word.” Luke is the only…

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Bible

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only begotten Son, that who ever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.John 3:16 (KJV)
You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength, and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourselfJohn 3:16 (KJV)
He rescued us from the power of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of His beloved son. Through Him we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.Col 1, 13