Book of Saints – Aurea – 4 October


AUREA (Saint) Virgin (October 4) (7th century) A Syrian lady, who became Abbess of the convent of Saint Martial at Paris, founded A.D. 633 by Saint Eligius, in honour of Saint Martial of Limoges. Saint Ouen, in his Life of Saint Eligius, speaks of her in terms of great praise. Many miracles during her life and after her death bore eloquent testimony to her sanctity. She died in the year 666, with one hundred and sixty of her community, victims of the plague, then raging in France, and they were buried in the Church of Saint Paul outside the city walls.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Aurea”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 4 August 2012. Web. 22 October 2020. <>