Saint Isarnus of Toulouse

Also known as

  • Ysarn

Memorial

Profile

Educated at Saint Victor’s, Marseilles, France. Benedictine monk at Saint Victor’s. As abbot at Saint Victor’s he revitalized spiritual life and devotion to the Rule; his house became the center of a great Benedictine revival in the region. Famous for his charity and his prison ministry. Secured the release of the monks of the Lérins Abbey when it was captured by Saracens.

Born

  • at Marseilles, Provence (in modern France)

Died

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Isarnus of Toulouse“. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 September 2016. Web. 7 December 2016. <>