Book of Saints – Valerian – 15 September

main article for Saint Valerian of Châlon-sur-SaôneArticle

(Saint) Martyr (September 15) (2nd century) One of the fifty Christians cast at one time into prison at Lyons by Marcus Aurelius, whence the Saint succeeded in escaping to become afterwards a preacher of the Faith in the part of Gaul now known as Burgundy. He was at length (about A.D. 178) again arrested and put to death, near Châlon-sur-Saône.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Valerian”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 September 2016. Web. 23 October 2016. <>