Saint Sulpicius of Bourges

Also known as

  • Pius of Bourges
  • Sulpice of Bourges
  • Sulpicius the Pious

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Born wealthy. Decided young to live celibately, and devoted himself to charity. Bishop of Bourges, France in 624. Spiritual teacher of Saint Remaclus. He became known for his personal piety and austerity, and such a good example that he is reported to have converted his entire diocese. Fought for the rights of his people against King Dagobert’s minister, Lullo. Attended the Council of Clichy in 627. Late in life he resigned his see to devote himself to prayer and service to the poor.

Died

  • 647 of natural causes

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Sulpicius of Bourges“. Saints.SQPN.com. 16 January 2014. Web. 24 July 2014. <>