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St. Viator

Born: 4th C.

Died: 389

Canonized: pre-Congregation

Feast Day: October 21

Patron Saint of: catechists

Also known as Viator of Lyons.

Viator is a French saint of the fourth century. Tradition has it that Viator was a catechist at the cathedral of Lyons. Viator was well known and respected, especially by the bishop of Lyons, Justus. Justus later chose to live in seclusion and prayer as a hermit in Egypt, and Viator decided to accompanied him. Both Viator and Justus died in 389 AD.