St Paul (c.5 – c. 67) Paul the Apostle was a key figure in the spread of early Christianity. Originally Saul of Tarsus, he tried to destroy Christianity. But, on the road to Damascus had a conversion and became committed to spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Roughly half of the New Testament is attributed to St Paul.
*TASUS,TURKEY~St. Paul's Well,an ancient stone well located in the ruins of Tarsus, Turkey. Tarsus was the hometown of the apostlePaul(Acts 9:11),a city of great importance(Acts 21:39)as a learning center of the ancient world.The well is in a courtyard held by tradition to be the site of Paul's house. The remains of the house are protected under glass.The site is a pilgrimage destination for some+the water from the well is believed to have healing powers.
ROCKY COAST - DEDICATED TO PAUL OF TARSUS - It is believed that the birth of St Paul was between the years of 7 and 10 ad according to historians. This gives the year 2008, 200 years after his birth a perfect time for the Jubilee.