Feast of St. Barnabas

When Barnabas arrived in Antioch and sawSt Barnabas God’s grace at work there, he rejoiced, — for he was a good man, filled with the Holy Spirit and with faith.  He encouraged all to stand firm in their commitment to the Lord.”

              – Responsory for the Feast of St. Barnabas 




For Reflection:                       

The name “Barnabas” means “son of encouragement.” To what extent could a feminine version of the name be applied to me – am I a daughter of encouragement? In what one way can I grow in this virtue today?

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