Saint Epipodius of Lyon

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Friend of and worker with Saint Alexander of Lyon. Imprisoned, tortured, and martyred during the persecutions of Marcus Aurelius. Though he never joined an order, Epipodius was a confirmed celibate bachelor, devoting his time to work with and for God. Betrayed to imperial authorities by a servant. Martyr.

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  • “Saint Epipodius of Lyon“. Saints.SQPN.com. 25 April 2014. Web. 2 October 2014. <>