St. Patrick’s Day

 
I have to admit, I forgot it was St. Patrick’s Day. I got up, got ready, got my son ready and headed to school to drop him off. THEN, I realized it was St. Patrick’s Day and I nor my son were wearing green. Whoops! As I was walking in his school I noticed his shoe strings were green, so saved by the bell on that one. šŸ˜€
 
I was wondering how St. Patrick’s Day came about and why we’re served green beer?
 
Saint Patrick was a 5th-century Christian missionary and bishop in Ireland. Every year on March 17, the Irish and the Irish-at-heart across the globe observe St. Patrickā€™s Day. What began as a religious feast day for the patron saint of Ireland has become an international festival celebrating Irish culture with parades, dancing, special foods and a whole lot of green.
 
*St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated on March 17th, the date of Saint Patrick’s death
*Saint Patrick real name was Maewyn Succat
*The first St. Patrick’s Day celebration was held in Boston, Ma in 1737
*Although depicted nowadays as wearing green, Saint Patricks vest were actually blue
*Saint Patrick used the Shamrock to explain Christianity’s “Holy Trinity”, Father Son & Holy Ghost
*It is believed that Saint Patrick established more than 300 churches and baptized more than 100,000 people

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