Dictionary of Saintly Women – Saint Ada


Saint Ada, December 4 (Adeneta, Adna, Adnetta, Adonette, Adrechild, Adrehildis), (3th or 7th century) Abbess. Niece or granddaughter of Saint Engelbert, bishop of Lo Mans (November 7). She was a nun at Soissons, and Engelbert promoted her to be abbess there, and afterwards transferred her as abbess to the monastery of Pre (Saint Julian do Prato) at Le Mans.

MLA Citation

  • Agnes B C Dunbar. “Saint Ada”. A Dictionary of Saintly Women, 1904. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 September 2012. Web. 20 February 2017. <http://catholicsaints.info/dictionary-of-saintly-women-saint-ada/>