Св. Ириней Лионский * The holy and glorious, right-victorious HieromartyrIrenaeus of Lyons (c. 130-202) was bishop of Lugdunum in Gaul, which is now Lyons, France. y. He was buried under the church of Saint John in Lyons, which was later renamed St. Irenaeus. His tomb and his remains were destroyed in 1562 by the Calvinist Huguenots.