Book of Saints – Aya of Hainault


AYA of HAINAULT (Saint) Widow. (April 18) (7th century) A relative of Saint Waldetrude, who sanctified herself in a holy widowhood, and who is greatly venerated in Belgium, and especially by the Religious women called Beguines. Among other wonders it is related of her that after her death she hindered an injustice being done by speaking from her tomb.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Aya of Hainault”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 August 2012. Web. 28 November 2020. <>