Hand carved in Maple wood and hand painted by professional artists. Made in Italy. St Barnabas Apostle Figurine is available in various sizes, please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Feastday: June 11th
Symbols and Imagery: Shown as an Apostle holding the Gospel of St. Matthew
Patron Saint of Antioch, Cyprus, against hailstorms and invoked as peacemaker
St Barnabas was a Christian named Joseph who was born in Cyprus. Barnabas and Paul the Apostle went on many missionary journeys, converted many and participated in the Council of Jerusalem. In Acts 14:14 he is named an Apostle, and Paul mentioned him in his epistles. It is believed that Barnabas died a martyr in Cyprus. He is the founder of the Cypriot Orthodox Church.