Born to the 6th-century nobility. Educated at the court of King Guntram of Burgundy. Spiritual student of Saint Syagrius of Autun. Bishop of Auxerre, France in 572. Attended the Council of Paris in 573 and the Council of Macon in 583. Supported the praying of the Breviary and the Litany of the Saints.
- 603 of natural causes
- buried at Auxerre, France
- relics enshrined in a gold chest
- most relics destroyed by Huguenots in 1567, but a small portion were saved, having been hidden in the hollow pillar of a crypt
- “Saint Anacharius of Auxerre“. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 June 2012. Web. 28 November 2015. <>