Saint Sulpice

January 17

d. 647

The Saint is sometmes known as Pius and Sulpicus, not to be confused with another Saint of the same name with a Feast on the 29th and who also served as the Bishop of Bourges a half century before this Saint bearing the same name.

Our Saint was born of wealthy parents, and he aided the poor in his youth. He was made Bishop of Bourges in 624; he was known for his auterity of life and his holiness and charity. He is credited with the conversion of the inhabitants of the entire locale. He later resigned his Bisopric to devote all his time to helping the destitute. The famous St. Sulpice Seminary in Paris as well as many towns and districts and buildings are named after him.



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