Christian mythology

A selection of Christian Martyrs, Hermits & Virgins


Christian Saint

Also known as Luke Of Steiris, Luke Thaumaturgus, Luke The Wonder-Worker

Healing Hermit sent from pillar to post

As a youngster he tended to give things away to the poor — much to his parent’s annoyance. He then ran off to be a hermit, but was found by soldiers who took him to be a runaway slave.

They soon realized he was just a silly kid and sent him back home to his parents in Greece, causing them great humiliation.

He was soon off again and tried to join a monastery in Athens, but his superior had a vision that his mummy needed him and he was packed off home again.

At 18 he was off yet again, to join a Hermitage on Mount Joannitsa near Corinth. They let him stay — free at last to work his wonders. We are left wondering what they were. We know more about Luke Skywalker.

St. Luke the Younger Facts and Figures

Name: Luke the Younger
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Luke Of Steiris, Luke Thaumaturgus, Luke The Wonder-Worker

Gender: Male
Type: Saint
Birth and Death Dates: ???-946
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1328

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Article last revised on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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