Saint Emidius of Ascoli Piceno

Also known as

  • Emygdius
  • Emigdius

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Convert to Christianity. Bishop, consecrated by Pope Saint Marcellus. Very successful missionary to Trier, Germany. However, when he started smashing pagan idols, the non-converts revolted, and he had to flee to Rome for safety. When he returned to his mission in Ascoli Piceno, Italy he was martyred as part of the persecutions of Diocletian.

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  • “Saint Emidius of Ascoli Piceno“. Saints.SQPN.com. 1 July 2014. Web. 28 July 2014. <>