Monk. Founder of Bodon abbey at La-Val-Benois, diocese of Sisteron, France and served as its first abbot. Pilgrim to the tomb of Saint Martin of Tours. Pilgrim to the tomb of Saint Dionysius near Paris, France. There he became sick, but was restored to health by an apparition of Saint Dionysius. During a Lenten retreat, Marius received a prophetic vision of barbarian invasion of the region, and the destruction of his monastery.
- Orleans, France
- 27 January 555 at La-Val-Benois monastery, Sisteron, France of natural causes
- when the monastery was destroyed, his relics were translated to Forcalquier, France
- “Saint Marius of Bodon“. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 March 2010. Web. 29 May 2015. <>