Butler’s Lives of the Saints – Saint Dabius, or Davius, Confessor, of Ireland


A zealous Irish priest who preached with wonderful fruit in his own country and in Albany in Scotland; is titular saint of the parish of Domnach Cluana in the county of Down, and Kippau in the Highlands, where a famous church is dedicated to God under his invocation by the name of Movean.

MLA Citation

  • Father Alban Butler. “Saint Dabius, or Davius, Confessor, of Ireland”. Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, 1866. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 July 2013. Web. 11 July 2020. <>