Book of Saints – Viventius

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(Saint) (January 13) (5th century) A Palestinian of Samaria who was converted to Christianity and ordained priest. He travelled to the West and became a disciple of Saint Hilary of Poitiers. He closed his life as a hermit under the direction of the Abbot of a monastery near Poitiers, some time in the fifth century. The tradition is that he died a centenarian.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Viventius”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 December 2016. Web. 19 October 2020. <>