St Avitus

(d. c. 518)

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(d. c.518),

Bp. of Vienne from c.490. Of Roman senatorial family, he succeeded to the see on the death of his father. He exercised an enduring influence on the ecclesiastical life of Burgundy and won the Arian King Sigismund to the acceptance of Catholic orthodoxy. Feast day, 5 Feb.

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