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Saint Barnabas the Apostle

On 11 June the Church celebrates Saint Barnabas the Apostle. This is a very rare designation for a saint. Barnabas is not celebrated as a martyr, nor as a bishop. He is an Apostle, yet not one of the Twelve Apostles. ‘Apostle’ means ‘one sent’ and can be translated as ‘delegate’ or ‘envoy’. In New […]

Tuesday 11 June

ST BARNABAS, APOSTLE Acts 11:21-26, 13:1-3; Psalm 98; Matthew 10:7-13 The Good News is close at hand Jesus gave his apostles instructions when he sent them out to evangelise. No gold or silver, no haversack, no spare tunic. In other words, join the people you go to. Be one with them, not apart from them. […]