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« on: November 22, 2019, 07:30:14 PM »

Though not one of the Twelve Apostles, St. Barnabas is considered an Apostle by the Church.   
He was a Jew of the tribe of Levi. He was born in Cyprus.     
His success in preaching prompted the Apostles to change his name of Joseph to that of Barnabas.
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« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2020, 07:47:09 PM »

                                     St. Barnabas was a member of the early Christian community in Jerusalem.   
                                        He sold some land that he owned and gave the proceeds to the community.
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