Book of Saints – Gal


(GALLUS) (Saint) Bishop (July 1) (6th century) Born of noble parents in Auvergne (France) about A.D. 489, he entered a monastery; but, ordained deacon by Saint Quinctian, Bishop of Clermont, was sent to represent him at the Court of King Thierry. In the year 527 he succeeded Saint Quinctian, and died at Clermont about A.D. 554. He was remarkable for his meekness and for his gift of working miracles. He was uncle to the famous historian Saint Gregory of Tours, whom he brought up.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Gal”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 June 2013. Web. 20 September 2021. <>