Saint Victorius of Le Mans

Also known as

  • Vittore, Victor, Victorio



Sub-deacon. Married and the father of one son. Spiritual student of Saint Martin of Tours. At the recommendation of Saint Martin, Victorius was chosen bishop of Le Mans, France c.450; his wife became a nun and Victorius served for approximately 40 years. He attended the Council of Angers in 453, and the Council of Tours in 461. Saint Gregory of Tours wrote about him.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Victorius of Le Mans“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 January 2020. Web. 25 September 2021. <>