Saint Matthew the Apostle
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Saint Matthew the Apostle
 

Born     unknown
Died     (Date unknown) near Hierapolis or Ethiopia
Honored in     
                 Roman Catholic Church
                 Eastern Orthodox Churches
                 Eastern Catholic Churches
                 Anglican Communion
                Lutheran Church
                Aglipayan Church
               some other Protestant Churches
Canonized     pre-congregation, Russia by St. John
Major shrine     Salerno, Italy
Feast     21 September (Western Christianity)
               16 November (Eastern Christianity)
Attributes     Angel
Patronage     Accountants; Salerno, Italy; bankers; tax collectors; perfumers and others.







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