Saint Dana of Leuca – Saint of the Day – January 16

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St. Dana of Leuca Biography

St. Dana of Leuca Profile. Born: 6th century in Albania, Europe. Worked in Italy. Died: N/A in Santa Maria di Leuca, Italy. Feast Day is celebrated on January 16.


The Memorial of St. Dana of Leuca – Saint of the Day

St. Dana of Leuca Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth 6th century
Country of Birth Albania of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Deacons
Profession Deacon
Place of Work Italy
Date of Death N/A
Place of Death Italy
Feast Day January 16
Canonization Canonized by Pre congregation
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Saint’s Biography

Saint Dana of Leuca served as an associate professor at the church in Albania. He Immigrant to Italy. He served as a deacon in the sanctuary of Santa Maria di Leuca. During the Arasan invasions, Dana took the holy vessels and scriptures and fled to where he would be safe and protected. But on his way, he was captured and killed with swords near Santa Maria di Leuca, Italy. Body parts were thrown into the sea. 

Saint Dana of Leuca
St. Dana of Leuca

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