Dymphna

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Dympna (Dymphna) May 15. Died c.650.

? Born in Ireland, she was forced to flee to Belgium accompanied by a priest, St Gerebern. Their relics were discovered at Gheel near Antwerp in the thirteenth century. Since then numberless cases of mental illness have been healed at their shrine.


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Orthodox Europe: Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.


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