Equip them to do whatever accomplishes your will for all who are captives to injustice, poverty, or violence. Who is the patron saint of pandemics? A sinner, paying for his crimes but recognizes your divinity and begs for mercy and forgiveness and asks: “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom”. that afflict so many in with your professionalism St. Luke, pray for us. Almighty God, who didst inspire thy servant Luke the physician to set forth in the Gospel the love and healing power of thy Son: Graciously continue in thy Church the like love and power to heal, to the praise and glory of thy Name; through the same thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. and Saint Luke the Evangelist, Patron saint of Artists, bachelors. St. Luke died in Achaia (Greece) at the age of 84. Holy Father, we entrust into your never-failing care our beloved dead. After the ruling the Bishop of Brooklyn, whose diocese was a plaintiff in the suit, said that religious worship […], Supreme Court overturns NY church restrictions, Brooklyn bishop says religion 'essential' during pandemic, By using this website, you agree to our use of Cookies. St Luke is best known for his New Testament writings, the Gospel according to St Luke and The Acts of the Apostles. Saint Luke, the Evangelist, is the patron saint of physicians, surgeons and artists. We beg you this day to bless and help and protect our doctor. He is the author of the third Gospel and the Acts of the Apostles. 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. We ask your blessing upon seminarians, missionaries, and all teachers, theologians, and writers who share the Good News. (R.) Bind up the wounds of the… Thank you for his orderly, clear, loving portrait of Jesus’ words and deeds. Steer me to a happy and holy death with life everlasting in your blessed company. Help me to live Jesus’ Gospel to the full. – that they may open their borders and their resources to those exiled by war, famine, persecution and disease. for all human beings. St Luke (Died ca 84AD) was born in Antioch. Today you call men and women to proclaim your word to a world as pagan and brutal as in Luke’s own time. INTERCESSIONS ON THE FEAST DAY OF ST LUKE, EVANGELIST; OCTOBER 19th: To Jesus Christ, the divine physician, let us pray: Open the ears of those who are deaf to your word, Crucified and risen from the dead, He is the Savior of the world, our Savior. Today, Catholics from around the world venerate him as St. Luke the Evangelist, patron saint of artists, physicians, bachelors, surgeons, students, and butcher. See PRIVACY POLICY. Cambridge University Press, 2006 edition. Thank you, dear Lord, for St. Luke. Boeotia, Greece We often turn to the saints for intercession to God on our behalf. Please intercede for me and help me in this necessity…. Unknown My Crucified Jesus, wash me with your most Precious Blood. Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Dear St. Luke, I love you with all my heart. Amen. By their faithful witness, lead their enemies to repentance and amendment of life. Amen. Open the ears of those who are deaf to your word, - that they may hear and believe the good … Continue in us the work, begun at our Baptism, which fashions us into the blessed likeness of your dear Son. A physician, Luke is traditionally believed to have been a Greek Gentile from Antioch (modern Turkey). Inflame my heart with an ardent love of God and worship of the Trinity. Dear Lord, look upon me like the Good Thief and I should be so lucky, full of Peace. In hope and trust, we turn to you for healing, through Jesus Christ Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. A Prayer to God, for St. Luke the Apostle. For Jesus’ sake, grant the fulfillment of all we ask that conforms to your holy will. St. Luke was an evangelist and is the patron of painters and physicians.   Antioch, Syria