St. Patrick’s Day 2024: Articles, Poetry & More

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Quotes for Saint Patrick’s Day from the Irish

Quotes for Saint Patrick’s Day from the Irish

Quotes About and By the Irish for Saint Patrick’s Day

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Who Was St. Patrick?

Who Was St. Patrick?

Who Was St. Patrick? For Saint Patrick’s Day, we look at the life of an early leader of the Celtic Church St. Patrick was not born in Ireland but was a British Celt. According to some sources St. Patrick was born in Wales or North Britain between 370 – 385 AD. Other scholars believe he was born at Kilpatrick, near…

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Saint Patrick’s Shamrock Haiku

Saint Patrick’s Shamrock Haiku

Saint Patrick’s Shamrock: A poem in the haiku for for Saint Patrick’s Day.  Saint Patrick’s Shamrock St. Patrick’s Shamrock Symbol of the Trinity Father, Son, Spirit From our archives March 8, 2012 Related Articles:

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A Brief Look at the Celtic Church

A Brief Look at the Celtic Church

Some of the history of the Celtic Church is shrouded in mystery like the Celts themselves Celtic Christianity is a term applied to a set of beliefs in Briton during the Middle Ages that differed from Roman Catholocism. Some writers and historians believe there was a distinct Celtic Church. This church influenced the Celtic people and distinguished them from the Roman Church. Other historians…

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Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, NYC

Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, NYC

New York City is home of historic St. Patrick’s Cathedral, one of the city’s many famous landmarks. Mass was going on the day I visited, and the tourists quietly watched and discreetly admired the luminous stained glass windows, statues, candles and other artistic embellishments. In 1853 James Renwick (an American architect born in New York City in 1818) and Archbishop…

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St. Patrick’s Confession

St. Patrick’s Confession

This “Confession” was written by St. Patrick himself, in Latin, around the year 450.

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Shamrock: Three Poems for Saint Patrick’s Day

Shamrock: Three Poems for Saint Patrick’s Day

Related Articles: In honor of the patron saint of Ireland, St. Patrick, whose day we celebrate every March, here is my shamrock of three poems written for Saint Patrick’s Day. Ireland Acrostic I reland always beckoning:R ainbows and pots of gold;E merald Isle ever glistening in Celtic tales of old…

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