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Saint Matthew

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According to the Bible, Saint Matthew was one of Jesus's 12 apostles and the first author of the New Testament.
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According to the Bible, Saint Matthew was one of Jesus's 12 apostles and the first author of the New Testament.

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Born in Palestine sometime in the 1st century, Saint Matthew was one of Jesus's 12 apostles and also one of the four Evangelists, according to the Bible. Matthew authored the first Gospel of the Bible's New Testament, now known as the Gospel of Matthew. Prior to preaching the word of God, he worked as a tax collector in Capernaum. Matthew is the patron saint of tax collectors and accountants. The Feast of St. Matthew is annually celebrated on September 21.

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