Saint Nicetius of Lyon

statue of Saint Nicerius of Lyon, date and artist unknown; church of Saint Nizier, Lyon, France; photographed on 7 April 2018 by Majella1851; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Nicet
  • Nicetus
  • Nizier
  • Nicezio
  • Nikita

Memorial

Profile

Nephew of Saint Sacerdos of Lyons. Bishop of Lyon, France in 553. Worked to revive ecclesiastical chant.

Died

  • 573 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Nicetius of Lyon“. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 May 2020. Web. 17 June 2021. <>