May 14 - Saint Matthias the Apostle

Quick Facts
  • Apostle.
  • As he could bear witness to the Resurrection of Jesus, he was chosen to replace Judas Iscariot.
  • Preached the Gospel for more than 30 years in Judea, Cappadocia, Egypt and Ethiopia.
  • Remembered for preaching the need for mortification of the flesh with regard to all its sensual and irregular desires.
  • Martyr.