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“What happened next, Mary”

St. Luke Drawing a Portrait of the Virgin Mary
St. Luke Drawing a Portrait of the Virgin Mary

Luke, a middle-aged physician hired by a wealthy Roman to document the story of Jesus, sat down on a bench next to an aging Jewish woman somewhere in the Roman province of Judea.

Luke’s task was to put together the story– in order– the story of Jesus and his followers. People in Rome were talking about this Jewish Messiah but what they knew about him was in bits and pieces, stories told from Jews.