Saint Paddy’s Day

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Being Margaret

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!!

stpaddySt. Patrick’s Day is an awesome holiday to celebrate your Irish heritage — especially if you don’t have any. Everyone’s Irish on St. Paddy’’s Day, or so they say. Tho we gather together to eat corned beef, wear shamrocks and look for suckers to pinch for good luck, St. Patrick’s real rise to fame stems from another source altogether.  According to tradition, Patrick returned to Ireland to convert the pagan Irish to Christianity.  He spent many years evangelizing in the northern half of Ireland and converted “thousands”. Tradition holds that he died on 17 March

As a saint, Patrick rated an official feast day from the Catholic Church.  Saint Patrick’s Day!!

Everyone seems to love this holiday.  Adults love it because of the association with carousing.  Children love it because of the thrill of setting traps with the very real hope of catching a leprechaun.  They…

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