Saint Virgilius of Arles

Saint Virgilius of ArlesAlso known as

  • Virgil



Educated at the monastery at Lerins on the island of Saint Honorat. Monk. Abbot at Lerins. Abbot at Saint-Symphorien at Autun, France. Archbishop of Arles, France, appointed by Pope Saint Gregory the Great. Papal vicar in Gaul. Ordained Saint Augustine of Canterbury. Had to be reprimanded by Saint Gregory for coercing Jews, and allowing their forced “conversion”. Constructed several churches in Arles.



  • c.618 of natural causes
  • miracles reported at his tomb


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Virgilius of Arles“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 January 2019. Web. 4 August 2020. <>