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Saint Matthias

You, Lord, who know the hearts of all, show which one of these two you have chosen.
The Apostles' prayer before choosing Matthias (Acts 1:24)

    Facts about St. Matthias

  • He was one of the seventy-two disciples who followed Christ from the beginning.
  • Matthias was chosen by the Apostles to replace Judas who betrayed Jesus.
  • He brought the faith to Cappadocia and the coasts of the Caspian Sea until his martyrdom.