Saint Barnabas, Apostle

Today’s readings Saint Barnabas, a Jew of Cyprus, was not one of the original Twelve apostles, but is honored as an apostle because of his work of evangelization in the early Church.  He was closely associated with Saint Paul, with whom, as we heard in our first reading today, he was sent out on mission.  In this… Continue reading Saint Barnabas, Apostle

Saint Barnabas, Apostle

Today’s readings Saint Barnabas, a Jew of Cyprus, was not one of the original Twelve, but is honored as an apostle because of his work of evangelization in the early Church. He was closely associated with Saint Paul, in fact he introduced Paul to Peter and the other apostles. He also served as a kind… Continue reading Saint Barnabas, Apostle

Saint Barnabas, Apostle

Today’s readings “Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be satisfied.” Saint Barnabas, a Jew of Cyprus, was not one of the original Twelve, but is honored as an apostle because of his work of evangelization in the early Church.  He was closely associated with Saint Paul (he introduced Paul… Continue reading Saint Barnabas, Apostle

Saint Barnabas, Apostle

Today’s readings “Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be satisfied.” Barnabas, a Jew of Cyprus, comes as close as anyone outside the Twelve to being a full-fledged apostle.  He was closely associated with St. Paul (he introduced Paul to Peter and the other apostles) and served as a kind… Continue reading Saint Barnabas, Apostle

St. Barnabas, apostle

Today’s readings “I tell you, unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter into the Kingdom of heaven.” Barnabas, a Jew of Cyprus, comes as close as anyone outside the Twelve to being a full-fledged apostle. He was closely associated with St. Paul (he introduced Paul to Peter and… Continue reading St. Barnabas, apostle