Butler’s Lives of the Saints – Saint Flour, Bishop and Confessor


He was the apostle and first bishop of Lodeve in Languedoc, and of the Cevennes, and died about the year 389. A church was built on the spot where his relics were interred. Saint Odilo founded there an abbey which was converted into a bishopric by John XXII. The saint’s relics are kept in the cathedral. The town is situated in Upper Auvergne. See Saussay and Hist. de Lodeve.

MLA Citation

  • Father Alban Butler. “Saint Flour, Bishop and Confessor”. Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, 1866. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 November 2013. Web. 29 March 2020. <>