Saint Mayeul

Saint MayeulAlso known as

  • Maiolus



Archdeacon of Macon, France. When he saw he was to be made bishop, he became a monk at Cluny Abbey. Chosen assistant abbot in 954, and then abbot in 965 much against his will. Mayeul was devoted to learning, and led his brothers by good example. Counselor to Emperor Otto I and Emperor Otto II. Otto II wanted to put him forth as papabile, but Mayeul would have none of it.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Mayeul“. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 May 2016. Web. 28 October 2016. <>