Sunday, 16 March 2014


People all over the world celebrate on the 17th day of March in honor of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. 

Some cities have parades, most revelers wear green, and a few families commemorate the day with traditional Irish fare for their meal. However, not everyone may know who St. Patrick is.
Born in Britain during the 4th century, St. Patrick was kidnapped and enslaved by Irish raiders when he was a teenager. Although he was able to escape after six years and become a priest in Britain, he later chose to return to Ireland as a missionary, in order to help spread the teachings of Christianity to pagans. He died on March 17th and was canonized by the local church.
St. Patrick's Day was first publicly celebrated in Boston in 1737 where a large population of Irish immigrants resided. Nearly 200 years later, the first St. Patrick's Day parade in the Irish Free State was held in Dublin in 1931. Other places that join in on this celebration include Japan, New Zealand, Argentina, and Canada, along with many cities across the United States.

Go to this link and you will find a video on St Patrick's Day:

And on this link you will find lots of fun games for St Patrick's Day:


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