Saint Athanasia of Timia

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Married. Her first husband died fighting the Saracens. Her second husband became a monk. Athanasia turned their home into a convent, then built Timia Abbey to house a larger congregation. Her reputation for holiness spread, and she became an advisor to Empress Theodora.

Born

  • Aegina

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Athanasia of Timia”. Saints.SQPN.com. 2 August 2012. Web. 24 April 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/saint-athanasia-of-timia/>