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Saint Matthew the Apostle

It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. ... I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.
Jesus regarding St. Matthew

    Facts about St. Matthew the Apostle

  • Matthew was a tax collector and had a reputation as a sinner.
  • After being called by Christ, Matthew left everything and followed him.
  • He wrote one of the gospels and preached the good news in Judea and around the world until his martyrdom.