Book of Saints – Aventinus – 4 February


AVENTINUS (Saint) (February 4) (6th century) Born in one of the Central Provinces of France, he acted as Almoner to Saint Lupus, Bishop of Troyes, until, moved by a desire of living a life of greater perfection, he withdrew from the world into a solitude, and after some time was ordained priest. To the retired spot where he lived and died (A.D. 538) he has left his name, Saint Aventin.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Aventinus”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 August 2012. Web. 31 October 2020. <>