Saint Domitian of Lerins

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Orphaned young, when he was old enough he gave away all his possessions to the poor and became a monk in Rome, Italy. He emigrated to Gaul and became a monk at Lerins Abbey. Built an oratory dedicated to Saint Christopher in the neighborhood of Lyons, France, and lived there as a hermit. Founded the monastery of Bebron, a house that was later better known as Saint Rambert de Joux.

Born

Died

  • 440 at the Saint Rambert de Joux Abbey of natural causes

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Domitian of Lerins“. Saints.SQPN.com. 26 June 2013. Web. 29 August 2014. <>