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Saturday 11 June

St Barnabas, Apostle Acts 11:21-26, 13:1-3; Psalm 98: 1, 2-3ab, 3cd-4, 5-6; Matthew 10: 7-13 A dedicated man Barnabas is spoken of simply as one who dedicated his life to the Lord. He was a man “filled with the Holy Spirit and faith. Thereby large numbers were added to the Lord”. His holy dedication, however, […]

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 […]