St.Patrick’s DaySt.Patricks day is celebrated on March17 to commemorate the death ofSt.Patrick. St. Patricks Day is probablythe most holy day of a widelycelebrated in the world.St.Patricks Day is celebrated aroundthe world by all the Irish and sometimesby people who have Irish origins.
Legend of St.PatrickHe was born in Wales around 370 AD.His name was Maewyn Succat. As ateenager, Maewyn was kidnapped and taken toIreland, where he served as sheperd. Hehad religious visions and dreams. In a dream,he saw a boat to go out of Ireland.After a dangerous journey of hundreds ofmiles, he went to the coast and he saw a boatthat went to Britain. He returned as a bishop,he travelled to Ireland to convert IrishtoChristianity .
Why green?• Because it is the colour of hope, the shamrocks and it’s one of the colours of the Irish flag.
Shamrocks• St.Patrick used the shamrocks to explain the three religious symbols (the father,the son, and the Holy Spirit).