St. Matthias the Apostle

St. Matthias the Apostle replaced Judas Iscariot. For more than three decades, he preached the Gospel in Egypt, Judea and Ethiopia. St. Matthias preached about the necessity of mortification of the flesh regarding its desires. Around the year 80, he was stoned to death for his faith. St. Matthias is patron saint of reformed alcoholics.

Catholic Review

The Catholic Review is the official publication of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.