St. Luke the Apostle was a physician who became one of the first converts to Christianity. According to legend, he was a painter who may have completed portraits of Jesus and Mary. After meeting St. Paul, the two evangelized Greece and Rome. St. Luke wrote the Gospel according to Luke and the Acts of the Apostles. He died circa 74 in Greece. He may have been martyred. St. Luke is patron saint of artists, bachelors and physicians.