|October 31, according to the people's calendar, is the day of Luke|
On October 31, the Christian church commemorates St. Luke, who is believed to
be the author of the four Gospels. According to legend, Luke was called to the
first sermon about the kingdom of heaven, which Jesus carried out during his
As reported by "Chernivtsi," Luke is known as one of the 70 apostles and
associate of the Apostle Paul. Already much later this saint accompanied Paul on
travel. Luke himself took a martyr's death on the territory of Thebes. Written
in life not only the 4 Gospels, but also the Acts of the holy Apostles. In
addition, according to historical information, Luka is the first icon-painter.
His work became the icon of the Virgin. In the future Luke wrote icons
Czentochowskaya, Vladimirskaya, Kikka, Sumelskaya God's mother. It was for this
reason that onions were considered to be the patron of all painters in Russia.
In people's day, Luke often called meadows during the day. On October 31, they
tried to eat at least a bit of onions to keep their health healthy all year
round. It was also decided to arrange the onion bazaars, although by itself the
onion trade did not take into account profitable occupations. On the day of
Luke, he went to the church in the morning to pray to Luke about welfare in the
family. For help to the saint also turned and gardeners.
On October 31, the so-called Autumn Putin began, which meant going out into the
sea for fishing. Therefore, Luke also prayed for his success in these matters.
At this time it was possible to catch a roach, lynx, sherry, bream, head, perch,
catfish, pike. Interestingly enough, our ancestors considered fish long to be
the embodiment of souls of deceased people.
Folk signs on October 31:
Luca catches fish - to live teach.
If the leaves on the cherry on October 31 still have left, then the snow that
has fallen, most likely, will quickly melt.
If a person was born on October 31, then his talisman is an aquamarine, and the
birthday person will have artistic abilities, which will help him become a
The horns of the moon look north - an indication that the weather in the coming
days will be dry.
If the moon is directed to the south, then the slush will last until the
beginning of November. Clouds flying from the sky to the north to the south -
the weather will be clear, and vice versa.
Pale and muddy month on October 31 - wait for rain or snow. Frost is also
If the pike before the fishing tail melt, then, for signs, soon he will die.
If George entered the net on October 31 - do not wait for a good catch.
- January 29, 2019