Saints related to Patron of Psychiatrists
St. Christina the Astonishing
St. Christina was born in Belgium in 1150. Her life was richly filled with mystical and supernatural phenomena, winning her the nickname “the Astonishing”.
St. Dymphna was a seventh century Irish virgin martyr. She was 15 (in about 620) when she lost her life spurning the incestuous advances of her father who insisted on marrying her to replace her de…