St. Bartholomew

August 24. St. BARTHOLOMEW, Apostle. The Virtues of Sincerity and Simplicity.


August 24. St. BARTHOLOMEW, Apostle. The Virtues of Sincerity and Simplicity. BRIEF PROFILE St. Bartholomew was from Cana in Galilee. Mentioned in the Gospel as one of the twelve apostles, he is identified with Nathanael who was brought to Jesus by his friend, the apostle Philip. Jesus bestowed great praise on meeting him: “Behold a true Israelite in whom there is no guile.” Along with his fellow apostle Jude, St. Bartholomew is reputed to have brought Christianity to Arabia and Armenia. Thus []