There is a patron for virtually every cause, profession or special interest. The following facts provides fast information about Saint Matthew:
- Saint Matthew
- The Saint of Finances and Accountants
- Memorial Day / Feast Day: September 21st
- Date of Death of Saint Matthew: unknown
- Cause of Death: Axed to Death
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Biography of Saint Matthew the Saint of Finances.
Prayers to Saint Matthew the Saint of Finances
There is a patron for virtually every cause, country, profession or special interest. Prayers are considered more likely to be answered by asking a patron, such as Saint Matthew the Saint of Finances for intercession on their behalf.
Prayer to St. Matthew
Why is Saint Matthew the Saint of Finances?
Why is Saint Matthew the Saint of Finances? Because he was originally a tax-gatherer who collected money in the service of the Romans.
How Saint of Finances is represented in Christian Art
It is helpful to be able to recognise Saint Matthew the Saint of Finances in paintings, stained glass windows, illuminated manuscripts, architecture and other forms of Christian art. The artistic representations reflect the life or death of saints, or an aspect of life with which the person is most closely associated. Saint Matthew the Saint of Finances is represented in Christian Art with a purse or money-bag. Occasionally we find him seated at a desk, with money spread out before him.
Feast Day of Saint of Finances
The Feast Day of Saint Matthew the Saint of Finances is September 21st. The origin of Feast Days: most saints have specially designated feast days and are associated with a specific day of the year and these are referred to as the saint's feast day. The feast days first arose from the very early Christian custom of the annual commemoration of martyrs on the dates of their deaths at the same time celebrating their birth into heaven.