Book of Saints – Avitus – 17 June


AVITUS (AVIT) (Saint) Abbot (June 17) (6th century) A monk of Orleans who succeeded Saint Maximin as Abbot of Micy. He finished his career as a hermit in one of the forests in the West of France, where, however, he seems to have gathered around him a body of disciples. The year 530 is given as that of his death.

MLA Citation

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