Saint Isarnus of Toulouse

Also known as

  • Isarnus of Marseille
  • Isarno of…
  • Ysarn of…



Educated at Saint Victor’s, Marseilles, France. Benedictine monk at Saint Victor’s. As abbot at Saint Victor’s he revitalized spiritual life and devotion to the Rule; his house became the center of a great Benedictine revival in the region. Famous for his charity and his prison ministry. Secured the release of the monks of the Lérins Abbey when it was captured by Saracens.


  • at Marseilles, Provence (in modern France)


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Isarnus of Toulouse“. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 September 2017. Web. 28 January 2022. <>