Butler’s Lives of the Saints – Saint Eustasius, or Eustachius, Abbot of Luxeu


He succeeded his master Saint Columban in the charge of abbot, in 611. He sanctified himself by humility, continual prayer, watching, and fasting; was the spiritual father of six hundred monks, and of many holy bishops and saints, and died in 625. He is named in the Martyrologies of Ado, and in the Roman.

MLA Citation

  • Father Alban Butler. “Saint Eustasius, or Eustachius, Abbot of Luxeu”. Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, 1866. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 March 2013. Web. 27 September 2021. <>