Saint Gregory of Langres

[Pictorial Lives of the Saints: Saint Gregory, Bishop]
Memorial

Profile

Governor and leading citizen in the area of Autun, France. Married, and the father of Saint Tertricus of Langres. Great-uncle of Saint Gregory of Tours. Widower; after his wife’s death, he devoted himself to God. Priest. Reluctant bishop of Langres, France at age 57. Though he was known as a strict and severe civil authority, he was a gentle, understanding and charitable minister.

Died

  • 539 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Gregory of Langres“. Saints.SQPN.com. 3 January 2014. Web. 18 April 2014. <>