4 days ago · Oct. 18 is the feast of St. Luke the Evangelist. Who was he and what do we know about him? Here are 10 things to know and share… 1) Who was St. Luke? St. Luke is mentioned by name in three passages of Scripture: In Colossians 4:14, St. Paul writes: “Luke the beloved physician and Demas greet you.”
Throughout the history of the Catholic Church, saints, mystics, and scientific studies revealed the possible real face of Jesus Christ. The Veils of St. Veronica, the Divine Mercy image, and the Shroud of Turin all provide clues as to the true Holy Face of Christ.
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5 days ago · His symbol as an evangelist is an eagle. Because of the inspired visions of the book of Revelation, the Byzantine churches entitled him “the Theologian”; the title appears in Byzantine manuscripts of Revelation but not in manuscripts of the Gospel.
- Henry Chadwick
4 days ago · Jesus Stations of the Cross, a series of 14 pictures or carvings portraying events in the Passion of Christ, from his condemnation by Pontius Pilate to his entombment. The series of stations is as follows: Jesus is condemned to death. Jesus is made to bear his cross. Jesus falls the first time. Jesus meets his mother.
- The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica
1 day ago · Thomas the Apostle ( Greek: Θωμᾶς; Syriac ܬܐܘܡܐ, Tʾōmā, meaning "the twin"), [a] also known as Didymus (Greek: Δίδυμος Didymos, meaning "twin"), was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus according to the New Testament. Thomas is commonly known as "Doubting Thomas" because he initially doubted the resurrection of Jesus Christ ...
4 days ago · John’s Gospel stands out from the other three, offering a unique portrayal of Christ and his message. This Gospel is symbolized with an eagle; its opening words urge the thoughts of readers to soar upward — sort of like an eagle — toward God (1:1).