Saint Julian of Auvergne

Also known as

  • Julian of Brioude

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Officer in the imperial Roman army, and a closet Christian. He retired from the army and fled to Auvergne, France during the persecutions of Diocletian. At one point he was hidden by Saint Ferreolus the Tribune. Julian later surrendered to pursuing Christian-hunters, and made a public announcement of his faith. Martyr. At least 80 French townships have some variant of his name.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Julian of Auvergne“. Saints.SQPN.com. 25 November 2013. Web. 24 July 2014. <>