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.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Medieval Religion Listserv, by John Dillon
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- Santi e Beati
- “Blessed Luke of Messina“. Saints.SQPN.com. 31 January 2014. Web. 29 July 2014. <>