Viventiolus

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Saint Viventiolus (French: Saint Vivientol) (460 – July 12, 524) (also known as Juventiole) was the Archbishop of Lyon (ancient Lugdunum) 514-523. Later canonized,[1] his Feast Day is July 12.

He was also the brother of St. Rusticus, Archbishop of Lyon. Before becoming archbishop. Viventiolus was a monk of St. Oyend (St. Claude), on Jura. He is also the author of a book, Vie des pères du Jura (Life of the Jura Fathers), which described the beginnings of monasticism in that region.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Archdiocese of Lyon, France at Catholic Saints.info.
  2. ^ Mélanges d'archéologie et d'Histoire, 1898, vol.18 (M. l'abbé Duchesne sur Persee. 1898).fr

Bibliography[edit]

  • Bishop of Tours Gregory, Historia Francorum (The History of the Franks) (London, England: Penguin Books, Ltd., 1974).
  • Sidonius Apollinaris, The Letters of Sidonius (Oxford: Clarendon, 1915) (orig.), pp. clx-clxxxiii; List of Correspondents, Notes, V.ix.1.


Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Stephanus
Archbishop of Lyon
515–523
Succeeded by
Lupus