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St. Dymphna Rosary Chaplet

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Dymphna Rosary Chaplet

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This Chaplet of St. Dymphna has 3 sets of 3 blue beads each, a crucifix and a St. Dymphna medal.  It comes with a prayer card and instructions for praying.

   

St. Dymphna

St. Dymphna Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 05/15


Patron Of: Insanity, Mental Illness, Nerves, Rape Victims, Runaways, Epilepsy, Loss of Parents

Also known as

    * Dympna
    * Dimpna

Memorial

    * 15 May

Profile

    Daughter of a pagan Irish chieftain named Damon, and a beautiful devoted Christian woman whose name has not come down to us. Her mother died when Dymphna was a teenager. Her father searched the Western world for a woman to replace his wife, but none could. Returning home, he saw that his daughter was as beautiful as her mother, and maddened by grief, he made advances on her. She fought him off, then fled to Belgium with Saint Gerebernus, an elderly priest and family friend.

    Dymphna’s father searched for them, and his search led to Belgium. There an innkeeper refused to accept his money, knowing it was difficult to exchange. This told Damon that his daughter was close – it would be unusual for a village innkeeper to know a lot about foreign currency, and his knowledge indicated that had recently seen it. The king concentrated his search in the area. When he found them in Gheel, he beheaded Gerebernus, and demanded that Dymphna surrender to him. She refused, and he killed her in a rage.

    The site where she died is known for its miraculous healings of the insane and possessed. There is now a well-known institution on the site, and her relics are reported to cure insanity and epilepsy.

Canonized

    * Pre-Congregation

Patronage

    * against sleepwalking
    * against epilepsy
    * against insanity
    * against mental disorders
    * against mental illness
    * epileptics
    * family happiness
    * incest victims
    * loss of parents
    * martyrs
    * mental asylums
    * mental health caregivers
    * mental health professionals
    * mental hospitals
    * mentally ill people
    * nervous disorders
    * neurological disorders
    * possessed people
    * princesses
    * psychiatrists
    * rape victims
    * runaways
    * sleepwalkers
    * therapists

Representation

    * being beheaded by the king
    * kneeling at Mass while her father murders the priest Gerebernus
    * lamp
    * praying in a cloud surrounded by a group of lunatics bound with golden chains
    * princess holding a lamp and sword
    * princess with a sword holding the devil on a leash
    * young woman with Saint Gerebernus

 



All information used with permission of the Patron Saint Index.

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