Book of Saints – Avia


AVIA (AVA) (Saint) Virgin Martyr (April 29) (9th century) A holy nun, niece of King Pepin, who became Abbess of Dinant in Hainault. In her childhood and youth she was blind, but her eyesight was miraculously restored to her through the prayers of Saint Rainfrede, sometimes said to have been her sister. We have no exact date given of her death.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Avia”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 August 2012. Web. 23 October 2020. <>