Saint Magnus of Anagni

Also known as

  • Magno di Anagni
  • Magnus of Fabrateria Vetus
  • Magnus of Trani

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Son of Apollonius, a poor farmer. As a young man he worked as a shepherd to support his family and neighbors who were poorer than himself. Convert, baptized with his father by Bishop Redemptus of Trani, Italy. Magnus succeeded him as bishop of Trani, chosen by popular acclaim of the local laity and clergy. Evangelized in Fondi, Aquino, and Anagni. During the persecutions of Tarquinius, Magnus fled to Rome, Italy, but tried to secretly return to Trani. Found in a cave near Fondi by imperial soldiers. Martyr.

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  • “Saint Magnus of Anagni“. Saints.SQPN.com. 25 July 2014. Web. 30 August 2014. <>