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When Hubert was out hunting in a forest on Good Friday, he said, he miraculously saw a vision of Jesus Christ crucified between the antlers of a large male deer. He then heard a voice calling out to him: "Hubert, unless you turn to the Lord, and lead a holy life, you shall quickly go down to hell." Hubert became a Christian soon afterward.
After Hubert's miraculous conversion experience, his faith grew, so that after his wife's death, he decided to become a priest in the church. Eventually, Hubert became the first bishop of Liege, Belgium.
Hubert did ministry work among pagan people who lived in the forests of Belgium. He often traveled through the forest with dogs accompanying him -- both on hunts and at leisure -- because he enjoyed the company of dogs.