Book of Saints – Marcian of Auxerre


(Saint) (April 20) (5th century) A native of Bourges, of humble birth, who was admitted as a lay-brother into the monastery of Saint Germanus at Auxerre. There he discharged menial duties and had charge of the cattle on the Abbey farm. After a life of great holiness, witnessed to by the gift of working miracles, he died while devoutly keeping the Festival of Easter in some year between A.D. 466 and A.D. 477, and was buried in the church of his monastery.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Marcian of Auxerre”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 November 2014. Web. 22 April 2019. <>