Tag : March observances
title : Saint Patrick's Day Marks Christianity Conversions, Trivia Of Real Patrick
summary : In the Christian faith, Saint Patrick's Day honors the 5th century missionary to Ireland. The holiday is celebrated by different church denominations, including Roman Catholics and Protestants. St. Patrick's Day is observed annually on March 17, the anniversary of the famous saint's death. The first St. Patrick's Day celebration took place in America in Boston, Mass., in 1737. The holiday often incorporates elements of Irish culture, such as green colors and traditional Irish foods. But what really occurred with Patrick takes on different tales.
date : Mar 16, 2016 05:16 PM EDT