Son of an official in Auvergne, France. Kidnapped and sold into slavery, he was ransomed by Abbot Aventinus of Aumont Abbey near Troyes, France. Fidolus became a monk himself, and then abbot of Aumont, which was later called Saint-Phal in memory of his holiness.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- Roman Martyrology
- “Saint Fidolus of Aumont“. Saints.SQPN.com. 25 May 2013. Web. 7 December 2013. <>