Paul fled his home to escape the Germanic tribes invading the northern provinces of the Roman empire. He became a hermit near Arles, France. Reluctant bishop of the former diocese of Augusta Tricastinorum (modern Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux), Dauphine (in modern France).
- c.405 of natural causes
- “Saint Paul of Trois Châteaux“. CatholicSaints.Info. 31 January 2017. Web. 20 February 2017. <>