Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

St. Patrick’s Day is observed on March 17 because it is the Feast Day of St. Patrick, the Patron Saint of Ireland. It is believed that he died in March 17 in the Year 461 A.D.

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Some St. Patrick’s Day Trivia:

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The actual color of St. Patrick is blue. Green became associated with St. Patrick’s Day during the 19th Century.

According to lore, Patrick used the three leaves of a shamrock to explain the Christian holy trinity.

 

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90% of Americans celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.

 

 

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St. Patrick did not actually drive snakes out of Ireland; the “snakes” represent the pagans that he converted to Christianity.

 

 

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The very first St. Patrick’s Day parade was not in Ireland. It was in Boston in 1737.

 

 

 

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Many bars in the United States, and abroad, serve green beer to celebrate St. Patty’s Day.

 

 

 

 

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Sources: history.com, nationalgeographic.com, infographiclist.com
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imagesHave a fantastic St. Patrick’s Day! May your day be touched with a bit of Irish luck, brightened by a song in your heart, and warmed with smiles by the people you LOVE.

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