Born a Gallo-Roman; brother of Saint Lupicinus. Became a monk at Lyon, France at age 35. Hermit in Condat (modern Saint-Claude) in the Jura mountains with his brother and sister; would-be students were attracted to them. Founded abbeys of Condat and Leuconne, and the convent of La Beaume (later named St-Romain-de-la-Roche), among others. Spiritual teacher of Saint Eugendus of Condat. Ordained by Saint Hilary of Arles. Healed two lepers by embracing them.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Lives of the Saints, by Father Alban Butler
- Medieval Religion Listserv, by John Dillon
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- Pictorial Lives of the Saints
- “Saint Romanus of Condat“. Saints.SQPN.com. 30 July 2013. Web. 4 December 2013. <>