Saint Gall of Clermont

Also known as

  • Gal of Clermont

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Born to the Gallic nobility; relative of Saint Vettius Apagatus. Uncle and teacher of Saint Gregory of Tours. He refused an arranged marriage to the daughter of an imperial senator, and withdrew to the monastery at Cournon near Auvergne, France. Monk. Deacon under Saint Quinctian. Represented Quinctian at the court of King Theirry. Bishop of Clermont, France in 527. Known as a miracle worker, and as a man so meek and humble that those who sought to attack him were often converted by his gentleness.

Born

Died

  • c.554 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Gall of Clermont“. Saints.SQPN.com. 27 July 2013. Web. 17 April 2014. <>