Saint Eucherius of Lyon



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 LĂ©rins, 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


MLA Citation

  • “Saint Eucherius of Lyon“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 August 2009. Web. 9 October 2015. <>