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Dympna (Dymphna) May 15. Died c.650.
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The holy and glorious Virgin-martyr '''Dymphna''' (also ''Dympna'') was a 7th century Celtic saint (died circa 650).  Her [[feast day]] is celebrated on [[May 15]].
  
? 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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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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==Source==
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*[http://orthodoxengland.org.uk/saintsd.htm Orthodox Europe: Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome]
  
==References==
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==External links==
Orthodox Europe: [http://orthodoxengland.org.uk/saintsd.htm Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome].
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*[[w:Saint_Dymphna|''Saint Dymphna'' at Wikipedia]]
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*[http://www.saintpatrickdc.org/ss/0515.htm#dymp Dympna of Gheel] St. Patrick [[Roman Catholic|Catholic]] Church
  
 
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[[Category:Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Saints]]
==External Links==
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[[Category:Martyrs]]
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Dymphna Saint Dymphna]. (Wikipedia).
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[[Category:Saints]]
* [http://www.saintpatrickdc.org/ss/0515.htm#dymp Dympna of Gheel]. St. Patrick Catholic Church.
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Revision as of 07:09, October 17, 2007

The holy and glorious Virgin-martyr Dymphna (also Dympna) was a 7th century Celtic saint (died circa 650). Her feast day is celebrated on May 15.

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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