Saint Sulpicius of Bourges

illustration of Saint Sulpicius, Archbishop, from the book 'Saints of the Order of Saint Benedict', designed by Father Amandus LiebhaberAlso known as

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



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.


  • 647 of natural causes


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Sulpicius of Bourges“. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 November 2020. Web. 22 January 2021. <>