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Saint of the Day: October 18th - Saint Luke the Evangelist

Butler'sLivesoftheSaints The great apostle of the Gentiles, or rather the Holy Ghost by his pen, is the panegyrist of this glorious evangelist, and his own inspired writings are the highest, …More
Butler'sLivesoftheSaints The great apostle of the Gentiles, or rather the Holy Ghost by his pen, is the panegyrist of this glorious evangelist, and his own inspired writings are the highest, standing, and most authentic commendation of his sanctity, and of those eminent graces which are a just subject of our admiration, but which human praises can only extenuate. Saint Luke was a native of Antioch, the metropolis of Syria, a city famous for the agreeableness of its situation, the riches of its traffic, its extent, the number of its inhabitants, the politeness of their manners, and their learning and wisdom. Its schools were the most renowned in all Asia, and produced the ablest masters in all arts and sciences. Saint Luke acquired a stock of learning in his younger years, which, we are told, he improved by his travels in some parts of Greece and Egypt. He became particularly well skilled in physic, which he made his profession. They who from hence infer the quality of his birth and …More
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Saints of the Day:

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catholicsaints.info/saint-amabilis-of-auvergne/
catholicsaints.info/saint-asclepiades-of-antioch/
catholicsaints.info/saint-brothen/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-burchar…
catholicsaints.info/saint-cadwaladr-of-brittany/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-domenico-of-perpignano/
catholicsaints.info/saint-gwen-18-october/
catholicsaints.info/saint-gwen-of-tagarth/
catholicsaints.info/saint-gwendoline/
catholicsaints.info/saint-isaac-jogues/
catholicsaints.info/saint-julian-the-hermit/
catholicsaints.info/saint-justus-of-beauvais/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-margherita-tornielli/
catholicsaints.info/saint-monon-of-nassogne/
catholicsaints.info/saint-peter-of-alcantara/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-theobald-of-narbonne/
catholicsaints.info/saint-tryphonia-of-rome/

catholicsaints.info/martyrs-of-africa-18-october/ – 9 catholicsaints.info/saints/
Martyrs of Pozzuoli
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catholicsaints.info/saint-eutychius-of-pozzuoli/
catholicsaints.info/saint-proculus-of-pozzuoli/

Martyred in the Spanish Civil War
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catholicsaints.info/blessed-bonaven…
catholicsaints.info/blessed-evarist-bueria-biosca/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-frances…
catholicsaints.info/blessed-francis…
catholicsaints.info/blessed-heraclio-matute-tobias/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-isidro-juan-martinez/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-joan-buxo-font/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-jose-loncan-campodarve/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-jose-serrano-pastor/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-josep-auselle-rigau/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-josep-ros-nadal/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-lluis-jove-pach/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-manuel-sole-vallespi/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-miquel-rovira-font/

Francis of Boullonay
Illogan of Cornwall
Lupus of Soissons
Raso Goetghebue
Servatius of Lairvelz
St Luke ora pro nobis
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