Saint Avertinus of Tours

Also known as

  • Avertinus the Deacon
  • Avertino….



Deacon who travelled into exile in France with Saint Thomas Becket. Participated in the synod of Tours, France in 1163. After the death of Saint Thomas, Avertinus dedicated himself to the service of the poor and strangers at Vinzai, Touraine, France, and spent his final years as a hermit.


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Avertinus of Tours“. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 April 2009. Web. 25 November 2015. <>