Saint Dana of Leuca

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  • Dana of Aulana
  • Dana of Aulon
  • Dana of Vlore
  • Danacte of….
  • Danacto of….
  • Danatte of….
  • Donato of….
  • Donatus of….

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Immigrant to and deacon in Santa Maria di Leuca, Italy. When the port town was invaded, Dana gathered up the sacred vessels and scriptures and ran inland; he managed to consume the consecrated Hosts to prevent them from being profaned. Ordered to sacrifice wine to the pagan god Bacchus, Dana refused. Martyr.

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  • “Saint Dana of Leuca“. Saints.SQPN.com. 16 January 2014. Web. 29 November 2014. <>