Saint Patrick's Day, March 17, honors Saint Patrick and celebrates ALL things Irish. Saint Patrick is a Patron Saint of Ireland from the 5th Century. He is considered the founder of Christianity in Ireland converting a society believing in more than one god. March 17 is the date of his death. Click on the title above to learn about: shamrocks, leprechauns, pots of gold and why we pinch someone not wearing green.
- Re the Shamrock: Saint Patrick taught the Irish about the doctrine of the Holy Trinity via the Shamrock, a 3-leafed plant, to illustrate the teaching of 3 persons in one God: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.