Saint Lupus of Troyes

detail of a statue of Saint Loup of Troyes; date and artist unknown; front door of the Church of Saint Loup, Chalons-en-Champagne, France; photographed on 16 September 2012 by G. Garitan; swiped from Wikimedia Commons; click for source imageAlso known as

  • Leu



Married the sister of Saint Hilary for seven years at which point they separated so that Lupus could become a monk at LĂ©rins Abbey. Bishop of Troyes, France in 426. Travelled with Saint Germanus of Auxerre to fight Pelagianism in Britain. Saved Troyes from the attack of Attila the Hun in 453.




MLA Citation

  • “Saint Lupus of Troyes“. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 February 2010. Web. 5 July 2015. <>