He made three Icons… She received them with joy and said “May the Grace of the One Born from me be with them through me.”

Saint Luke as an Iconographer

Saint Luke was the first person to depict Our Most Holy Mother of God with Christ in an Icon thereby establishing the most Sacred art of Iconography. He made three Icons from wax, mastic and paint and he offered them to Our Most Holy Mother of God while she was still alive, to ask for her Blessing and opinion on them. She received them with joy and said “May the Grace of the One Born from me be with them through me.”

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