During times of illness,disease or a life challenge, nothing is more important than to offer prayerand to join with others in assurance of these prayers.
In addition to prayer, the Saints protect us against harm, help strengthen ourfaith and offer spiritual guidance and healing. They are our models of prayerand their intercession helps present powerful prayers of healing to God onour behalf.
Our Patron Saints of Healing line offers hope and comfort to those whoseek healing through the intercession of the Saints. Each holy card and medalset includes a high-quality prayer card that contains novena prayers specificto the affliction, a short biography of the patron saint and an oxidized silverpatron saint medal.
Holy Card: Full-Color Cardstock 2 1?2" W x 4" H
Saint Medal: Oxidized Silver 1" H
Includes a full-color holy card with two healing prayers, a saint biography and an oxidized silver patron saint medal.
Saint Dymphna was the daughter of anIrish chieftan, named Damon, and beautifuldevoted Christian woman whose name has neverbeen known. Her mother died when she was only14. Wrought with grief over his wife's death,Damon became mentally ill and began to searchfor a new bride resembling his wife. When nonecould be found, his maddened grief lead him tomake advances on his beautiful daughter.
Saint Dymphna fought off his advances andfled to Belgium. After an extensive search,her father found her in Gheel, Belgium.Damon demanded that she return with himto Ireland. When she refused, he drew his sword
in rage and struck off her head.The crown of martyrdom was bestowed uponSaint Dymphna about the year 620. Many peoplesuffering with mental illness have been miraculouslyhealed at Saint Dymphna's shrine in Gheel, Belgium.
Saint Dymphna is recognized todayas the patroness of those who suffer frommental illness. Her feast day is May 15th.
Saint Dymphna, Pray for Us.