New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Gatianus


Confessor, founder and first Bishop of Tours, born probably Rome; died Tours, France, 301. After innumerable difficulties he evangelized the third Lyonnaise province during the latter half of the 3rd century. At his death the Church of Tours was securely established. Relics in Tours. Feast, 20 September.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Gatianus”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 May 2013. Web. 17 November 2018. <>