Hilary of Poitiers


St Hilary of Poitiers
(ca 310-367)

St Hilary was born into a pagan family (non-worshiping) but through his education and study of multiple religions and scripture, he became a Christian. He was married with a daughter when all were baptised.

St-Hilary-of-PoitiersSt Hilary was ordained a priest and later appointed the Bishop of Poitiers, France. He was exiled from his Diocese for four years because of his Christian beliefs and public preaching. He wrote many significant Church documents including Hymns and Psalm reviews.

St Hilary’s Feast Day is 13th January. He is a Doctor of the Church and the Patron Saint of lawyers.


St Hilary:
Pray for us that we cherish our faith and live by God’s teachings.

Glory be to the…