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.
stoned to death at Colchis in 80
some relics in the abatical church of Triers, others in Saint Mary Major in Rome
gift of Yahweh (Mattithiah)
Gary, Indiana, diocese of
Great Falls-Billings, Montana, diocese of