How do you celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day?
Saint Patrick’s Day is a holiday all about having fun. It’s a day that everyone is a little bit Irish; a day to hang out with good friends while eating Irish stew and drinking a green beer or two. But have you ever stopped to wonder what is Saint Patrick’s Day even the celebration of? If so, we have the answer for you.
Saint Patrick’s Day is the cultural/religious celebration of the day Saint Patrick passed away, which was March 17th of 461 A.D. Saint Patrick is the Patron Saint of Ireland. Although he was not actually born in Ireland, he was a missionary bishop who has been given credit for Ireland converting to Christianity. There are many legends that have been told about Saint Patrick but most of what we know is from the book he wrote on the last year of his life, named Confessio.
Some other interesting facts about St Patrick’s Day are: