Tag : Shamrock
title : St. Patrick's Day 2017: Religious Backstory Reflects Slave to Christian Journey
summary : While St. Patrick's Day is known for green, boisterous revelry, the holiday has a long history that's much more somber. Saint Patrick was born around 387 C.E. in Scotland, Wales or England, and turned to God once he was kidnapped by slave traders and taken to Ireland to be a shepherd.
date : Mar 13, 2017 03:01 PM EDT
title : St Patrick's Day 2016: Irish History and Traditions, Shamrock, Leprechauns, Green Color
summary : St Patrick's Day is celebrated annually on March 17. This year, it falls on a Thursday. The celebration started out as a religious feast day in the ninth or tenth century to honor the patron saint of Ireland. Here's everything you want to know about St Patrick's Day History and Traditions.
date : Mar 14, 2016 09:54 AM EDT