Daniel of Padua
|Saint Daniel of Padua|
Bronze sculpture of Daniel of Padua from the doors of the Basilica of St. Anthony
|Venerated in||Roman Catholicism|
|Attributes||depicted as a deacon holding a towel and laver|
|Patronage||invoked by women whose husbands are at war|
Saint Daniel of Padua (died 168 AD) is venerated as the deacon of Saint Prosdocimus, the first Bishop of Padua. Said to have been of Jewish extraction, he aided Prosdocimus, who evangelized northeastern Nava. Daniel was later martyred.
Daniel's relics, translated on January 3, 1064, lie in the cathedral of Padua.
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