Blessed Luke of Messina



Twelfth-century monk at a Greek-rite monastery in southern Calabria, Italy. Around 1130 he lead a dozen monks to the new San Salvatore monastery in Messina on Sicily, finished its construction, served as its first abbot, and made it the mother-house of a number of monasteries throughout Sicily and Calabria.


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  • “Blessed Luke of Messina“. 27 February 2015. Web. 3 March 2015. <>