Celebration of St. Luke the Evangelist and Doctor
The Society of Medical Professionals and Health Care Workers “St. Luke the Evangelist and Doctor” of the Holy Metropolis of San Francisco celebrated the memory of the Saint Luke by offering a Artoklalsia (Blessing of the Loaves) at the Church of the Holy Cross in Belmont, California where the headquarters of the Society are based. Before the service of the Artoklasia, Fr. Peter Salmas, Dean of the Parish and a Member of the Steering Committee of the Patriarchal Network, spoke about the Society and its participation in the Network. Following the Liturgy, a coffee was offered in honor of the members of the Society. President of the Society is Dr. Tania Spirtos.