CELEBRATING ST. PATRICK’S DAY?

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March 17, 2019 by directorfsm

Posted By 12 March 2013

Although St. Patrick’s Day appears on our calendars each year, most modern celebrations of St. Patrick’s Day have little to do with the person behind the holiday. This coming weekend many people will wear a little extra green, some will celebrate their Irish heritage, and more than a few will drink a pint or two in honor of St. Patrick. But my guess is that relatively few who celebrate St. Patrick’s Day know much about Patrick himself, and in fact, some of what is commonly “known” about Patrick is actually mistaken…

Continued at Source:  CELEBRATING ST. PATRICK’S DAY

 

I also highly recommend reading the following from Voice of the Martyrs:  

March 17 is St. Patrick’s Day, a day Americans focus on good luck and all things Irish. But most of those celebrating don’t know that the man for whom this day is named was a Christian who was persecuted because of his Christian actions…

The Real Story of St. Patrick’s Day

 

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