That I Would Remain Catholic


#1

With my borderline personality disorder, I am quite unstable. Please pray for me that I would remain Catholic for the rest of my life.


#2

Praing for you…

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with Thee, Blessed art Thou amongst women, and blessed is the fruit of Thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death. Amen.


#3

:gopray2: I am praying for you. Keep strong and pray. God will keep you close.

God Bless

:harp:


#4

Dear Holly3278,

Praying for you!

“Bear hardships with me for the sake of the Good News, relying on the power of God who has saved us and called us to be holy – not because of anything we ourselves have done but for his own purpose and by his own grace, which has been granted to us in Christ Jesus.” – 2 Timothy 1:8 - 9

~~ the phoenix


#5

Please Mother Mary, help this person in their time of need. Amen


#6

Will remember you every day in my prayers.:slight_smile:


#7

:signofcross:
Praying!


#8

Thanks to all of you.


#9

St. Dymphna–patron of emotional and nervous disorders–

lovely prayer card picture on the website:

scborromeo.org/prayers/dymphna.htm

do a google and read about her life!

†Ravyn

In Nervous or Emotional Distress

I turn to you, dear virgin and martyr, confident of your power with God and of your willingness to take my cause into your hands. I praise and bless the Lord for giving you to us as patron of the nervous and emotionally disturbed. I firmly hope that through your kind intercession He will restore my lost serenity and peace of mind. May He speak to my heart and reassure me: "My peace I give you. Let not your heart be troubled nor let it be afraid."
Pray for me, dear St. Dymphna, that my nervous and emotional turmoil may cease, and that I may again know serenity and personal peace.
Amen.

In Physical Illness

I appeal to you in my illness, dear St. Dymphna. I would be so grateful for a total and happy recovery, for the blessed gift of health in every fiber of my being.
May the Lord Jesus, who mercifully healed the sick during His earthly days, have pity on me and make me well again. Ask Him to command sickness to depart and grant me a full measure of health, that I may rejoice in giving Him glory and praise.
Amen.

For a Strong Faith

To you, dear St. Dymphna, who have completed your pilgrimage of faith and now dwell with the Lord forever, I appeal for the blessing of a strong and mature faith. May I preserve in my baptismal promises to Christ, no matter what the cost. May I conduct myself now and always as a true believer in the eternal truths God has revealed.
Help me always with your prayers as I walk in faith toward the reward promised to those who, without having seen Christ, yet love Him and believe in Him.
Amen.

For Relatives and Friends

I humbly request you, dear virgin and martyr Dymphna, to take under your protection all who are bound to me by ties of blood or friendship. May all the lives which touch mine experience the blessings God is pleased to grant through your intercession.
I now commend to your prayers all the intentions of all my relatives and friends. Remember also those persons who have asked me to pray for them. Pray especially for the lonely and forsaken who have no one to pray for them.
Thank you, dear St. Dymphna, for remembering us all before our God and Savior.
Amen.

For Priests

You revered your priestly guide as God’s minister and faithfully followed his counsels. From his hands you received the Body of Christ; from his presence, strength and moral support.
Please pray for the priests dear to me, the priests who have helped me, the priests in this country and in the whole world. May they serve God generously and overcome all the obstacles that face them. May they always be loyal dispensers of the mysteries of God.
Amen.

For Fellowship with the Saints

Devotion to you, dear St. Dymphna, brings me closer to Christ. May it lead me still closer to Him.
The Church wishes us to seek from God’s saints example in their way of life, fellowship in their communion, and aid by their intercession. May my devotion to all the saints enrich my worship of God the Father, through Christ, in Union with the Holy Spirit.
O lovable St. Dymphna, you are deeply interested in my final reunion with God abd His saints. Pray for me that I may truly honor them during life and enjoy their companionship in our heavenly homeland forever.
Amen.

For Any Special Need

Glorious St. Dymphna, you are the patron of the nervous and emotionally disturbed. I am certain, however, that your charity embraces everyone. I am certain that you lend a listening ear to any prayer offered for any special need.
You will, I am sure, take my problem to heart and pray for me that it may be happily settled. (Here mention your special problem or difficulty.) You will plead for me and obtain the help I need. Already I offer you my sincere and grateful thanks, so great is my confidence that God will hear and answer your prayers.
Amen.

St. Dymphna, Virgin and Martyr, pray for us.
St. Dymphna, patron of nervous and emotional illnesses, pray for us.
St. Dymphna, crowned for the glory in heaven, pray for us.
St. Dymphna, faithful to your covenant with Christ, pray for us.
St. Dymphna, precious in the eyes of the Lord, pray for us.
St. Dymphna, our helper in every need, pray for us.
St. Dymphna, our friend at heave’s court, pray for us.


#10

I am borderline as well, and its a struggle as I am trying to convert to the Church. I will be praying for you. God will not let you leave Him when you don’t want to, no matter what the mood of the day is!

EDIT: I just wanted to add some information that I know gave me hope and made it easier to deal with borderline. My last therapist told me that in the new revision of the DSM coming out in 2008, borderline will no longer be listed under personality disorders because professionals are finding it is completely treatable. She learned that at a conference she attended.


#11

Prayers!!


#12

:gopray:


#13

My mother shows strong signs of BPD. She is 70, and still Catholic, but has taken “stop outs” from going to Mass.

You are on my prayer list.


#14

Praying for you, Please say a novena to St Dymphna!


#15

I’ll be praying for you.


#16

May the Good Shepherd continue to lead his flock and lambs on the continuing journey of faith.

Sometimes the lambs get lost and can’t find their way. Be not afraid for the Good Shepherd loves them and cares for them and will always search for them until they are found and back in his loving arms.

God Bless.


#17

I am praying for you Holly.


#18

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