Saint Matthew the Evangelist and Apostle

Saint Matthew the Evangelist and Apostle November 16 The Holy Apostle and Evangelist Matthew was one of the Twelve Disciples of Christ. Before his calling as a disciple, he lived as a tax-collector for Rome, a profession looked down upon by the Jews, having the stigma of “public sinner” and “idol-worshipper”. When Jesus called Matthew to follow Him, Christ had dinner at the future evangelist’s house together with other publicans and known sinners. Matthew repented of his sins and repaid fourfold anyone he had cheated and then distributed his remaining possessions to the poor. After the descent of the [...]

2016-11-16T10:34:36+11:00November 19th, 2015|

Saint Luke the Evangelist

Saint Luke the Evangelist October 18 The Holy and Glorious Apostle Luke the Evangelist was a doctor by trade and came to Palestine when he heard of the teachings of Jesus Christ. Having left everything to follow Him, Saint Luke became one of the 70 Apostles being sent out to preach the Word of God. He is also the Luke mentioned in the Gospel to whom Christ appeared while he was with Cleopas on the road to Emmaus. The Evangelist wrote not only the Gospel bearing his name, but also the Acts of the Apostles - a continuation [...]

2016-10-22T10:33:11+11:00November 19th, 2015|

Saint Mark the Evangelist

Saint Mark the Evangelist April 25 Listen to the Saint's life in Greek: Related links: Blessed Theophylact, The Explanation of the Gospel of Mark (Orthodox Bookstore) Mark the Apostle and Evangelist (GOARCH) Apostle Mark the Evangelist of the Seventy (OCA) The Life and Work of St Mark the Evangelist and Apostle ( St Mark the Evangelist as a Model for our Lives (Mystagogy) St Mark the Apostle and Evangelist (Mystagogy)

2016-10-14T14:49:25+11:00November 16th, 2015|
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