Sacerdos of Lyon

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Sacerdos of Lyon in St Pauls church, Lyon.

Saint Sacerdos (Sardot or Serdot) of Lyon (487 – September 12, 551) is a French saint[1] whose Feast Day is September 12.[2] He was Archbishop of Lyon, France from 544 to September 12, 551.

Family[edit]

He was the son of St. Rusticus, Archbishop of Lyon, and wife.

His son Saint Aurelianus was an Archbishop of Arles. His nephew Nicetius of Lyon (Nizier) succeeded him as Archbishop of Lyon. He presided at the Fifth Council of Orléans in 549[3][4] He is remembered as an adviser to Childebert I and he is thought to have built the church dedicated to St. Paul, in Lyon.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Archdiocese of Lyon, France at Catholic Saints.info.
  2. ^ Christian Settipani, Les ancêtres de Charlemagne, 1989
  3. ^ Bernard Berthod, Jacqueline Boucher, Bruno Galland, Régis Ladous and André Pelletier, Archevêques de Lyon, Lyon, Éditions lyonnaises d'art et d'histoire, 2012, 191 p. (ISBN 9782841472284, notice BnF no FRBNF43719523)
  4. ^ Emmanuel Bernot, Clémence Mège, Émilie Robert, Céline Cadieu-Dumont et Audrey Baradat, Rapport de fouilles archéologiques préventives « La cure de Saint-Georges » : vol. 1 : Texte, Service archéologique de la ville de Lyon - Direction des affaires culturelles, juillet 2007.

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Licontius
Archbishop of Lyon
544–551
Succeeded by
Nicetius