Saint Desiderius of Langres

detail of a stained glass window of Saint Desiderius of Langres, date unknown, artist unknown; abbey church at Saint-Antoine L'Abbaye, Isère, France; photographed on 6 September 2011 by GFreihalter; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Desiderius of Genoa
  • Desiderio of…
  • Dizier of…
  • Didier of…
  • Désiré of…



Bishop of Langres, France. Supported the Acts of the Council of Serdica in 343. Killed by Vandal invaders while trying to negotiate with them for the people in his diocese. Martyr with many of his flock.




MLA Citation

  • “Saint Desiderius of Langres“. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 May 2016. Web. 21 October 2016. <>