Appian, Hermit of Comacchio

March 4 is the Commemoration of St Appian, Hermit of Comacchio.
“A Benedictine hermit and missionary. Appian was born in Liguria, in Italy. He entered the Benedictine monastery of St. Peter of Ciel d’Oro in Pavia, where he adopted the life of a hermit. Appian lived as a recluse on the shores of the Adriatic Sea, but his mere presence served to convert many it’ in the area.”
http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=1506

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