St Epipodius of Lyon


St Epipodius of Lyon was burnin Lyon, France around the 2nd century. He was known as a confirmed celibate bachelor who devoted his time to work with and for God. It is said that he was a close friend of St Alexander of Lyon. He was betrayed to imperial authorities by a servant and was then imprisoned tortured and martyred. He was martyred in 178 and is the patron saint for bachelors.


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