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St. Bartholomew The Apostle Ceramic Plaque

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Bartholomew The Apostle Ceramic Plaque

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[1st Century], APOSTLE, is known as Nathaniel in the Bible. When Philip the Apostle brought him to Jesus, Jesus said of him, "Behold an Israelite in whom there is no evil. .He is said to have preached in Asia Minor, India, and Armenia, where he was martyred by being flayed alive and then beheaded. He is the Patron of plasterers. His feast is August 24.


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9 3/4"  (24.7 cm) x 0"  More St. Andrew's Abbey Ceramics Gifts

   

St. Bartholomew the Apostle

St. Bartholomew the Apostle Feast Day:
Eastern Calendar - 06/11
Roman Rite Calendar - 08/24


Patron Of: nervous disorder

Also known as

    * Bartolomé
    * Nathanael bar Tolomai

Memorial

    * 24 August (Roman calendar)
    * 11 June (Orthodox calendar)

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    One of the Twelves Apostles. Probably a close friend of Saint Philip; Bartholomew’s name is always mentioned in the Gospels in connection with Philip, and it was Philip who brought Bartholomew to Jesus. May have written a gospel, now lost; it is mentioned in other writings of the time. May have preached in Asia Minor, Ethiopia, India and Armenia; some one did, leaving behind assorted writings, and local tradition says it was Bartholomew. Martyr.

Born

    * Galilee

Died

    * flayed alive at Albanopolis, Armenia
    * relics at Saint Bartholomew-on-the-Tiber Church, Rome, Italy, and in the cathedral in Canterbury, England

Patronage

    * against nervous diseases
    * against neurological diseases
    * against twitching
    * bookbinders
    * butchers
    * cobblers
    * Florentine cheese merchants
    * Florentine salt merchants
    * leather workers
    * plasterers
    * shoemakers
    * tanners
    * trappers
    * whiteners
    * Armenia
    * Borgo Tossignano, Italy
    * Boves, Italy
    * Carpineto dell Nora, Italy
    * Civitella in Val di Chiana, Italy
    * Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    * Gambatesa, Italy
    * Gharghur, Malta
    * Lipari, Sicily, Italy
    * Maastricht, Netherlands
    * Magalang, Philippines
    * Plzen, Czech Republic
    * Potosí, Bolivia
    * Salzano, Italy

Representation

    * cross
    * elderly man holding a tanner‘s knife and a human skin
    * tanner‘s knife
    * bright red (skinless) man holding his own skin

 



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