Friend of Saint Paulinus of Nola, Saint Delphinus of Bordeaux, and Saint Chromatius of Aquileia. Ordained as a deacon by Saint Ambrose of Milan. Second bishop of Milan c.400. Supported the Council of Carthage in 401. Supported Saint John Chrysostom in his disputes.
- 409 of natural causes
- relics translated to the cathedral of Milan, Italy in 1579 by Saint Charles Borromeo
- “Saint Venerius of Milan“. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 May 2012. Web. 29 November 2015. <>