Daily Martyrology for April 20

In the French Alps, in 374, the burial of St. Marcellinus of Embrun, bishop. He was an African missionary who was appointed bishop of Embrun by Eusebius of Vercelli.

About 930, Blessed Hugh of Anzy, who was an associate of Blessed Berno (May 11) in the reform of the Abbey of Baume and the founding of Cluny. He was appointed prior of Anzy-le-Duc where he preached against paganism and built a hospital.

In 1317, St. Agnes of Montepulciano. She joined the Sisters of the Sack and became superior of a community of theirs near Viterbo. Later she returned to Montepulciano and founded a Dominican convent there. Her tomb became a popular pilgrimage spot.

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Our daily martyrology was written by Fr. Hugh Feiss, OSB. Copyright © 2008 by the Monastery of the Ascension, Jerome, ID 83338.