Book of Saints – Aurelian


AURELIAN (Saint) Bishop (June 16) (6th century) A Saint of the South of France, particulars of whose early life are not extant. On his election to the See of Aries (A.D. 546) he received the Pallium from Pope Vigilius, whose vicar in Gaul he became. He founded two monasteries, one for monks and one for nuns, and wrote a special Rule for their guidance. He assisted at the Council of Orleans (A.D. 549), and died two years afterwards at Lyons.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Aurelian”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. August 2012. Web. 30 November 2020. <>