Saint Bartholomew biography
Saint Bartholomew lived in the first century AD and was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ. He was introduced to Christ through St. Philip and is also known as "Nathaniel of Cana in Galilee," notably in John's Gospel. St. Bartholomew is credited with many miracles related to the weight of objects. His was martyred in Armenia, being either decapitated or skinned alive.