Saint Dana of Leuca

Saint Dana of LeucaAlso known as

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



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.




Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Dana of Leuca“. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 January 2020. Web. 28 November 2021. <>