Saint Apollinaris of Valence

Saint Apollinaris of ValenceAlso known as

  • Aiplonay
  • Aiplomay



Son of Saint Isychius. Elder brother of Saint Avitus of Vienne. Bishop of Valence, France in 486 after a long vacancy in the diocese, and Apollinaris exhausted himself in reforming abuses and re-vitalizing the faith. Exiled by King Sigismund for political reasons, but allowed to return when he miraculously healed the king.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Apollinaris of Valence“. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 October 2016. Web. 21 October 2016. <>