Saint Avitus of Perche

Also known as

  • Avit
  • Avy

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Monk at the Menat monastery in Auvergne, France. Abbot of the Micy monastery near Orleans, France. Hermit in area of Perche, France. His reputation for holiness led to would-be spiritual students to gather around his shack. Eventually there were so many that they were led to build a new monastery where Avitus served as abbot.

Died

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Avitus of Perche“. Saints.SQPN.com. 25 May 2014. Web. 21 August 2014. <>