Born to the nobility, well educated, and known for his learning and as a gifted speaker. Married to a lady name Galla, and father of at least two sons who served as bishops, one of whom was Saint Veranus of Vence. In 422 he became a monk at Lérins, France, and Galla became a nun. Wrote works on asceticism. Reluctant bishop of Lyons, France in 434. Presided over the Council of Orange in 441. Worked with Saint Hilary of Arles.
- 449 of natural causes
- “Saint Eucherius of Lyon“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 August 2009. Web. 5 May 2015. <>