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  • 1. By: Piper Macnab
  • 2. St. Patrick was born in Scotland in 385 A.D.Free powerpoints at http://www.worldofteaching.com
  • 3. He spent 6 years as a slave, andafterward he decided to become a priest
  • 4. He travelled to Ireland to teach people about God and start Christianity there.
  • 5. Legends say he sent all the evil snakes away from Ireland and heused shamrocks to teach about the Trinity The Holy Trinity are : • The Father • The Son •The Holy Spirit
  • 6. Saint Patrick died March 17 in 461 A.D.Christians have celebrated this day for over 1000 years.
  • 7. Symbols of Saint Patrick’s Day GREEN!Leprechauns are short, Shamrocks areunfriendly fairies who Ireland’s national Green is also the always have a hidden emblem, four-leaf ones national color of pot of gold! are a very lucky Ireland, whose charm! nickname is the “Emerald Island”
  • 8. If you find a Leprechaun, you cantrick him into showing you his gold, which is always at the end of a rainbow.
  • 9. Traditions in the United States• We celebrate large parades and Irish jigs in most cities Two million people attend the New York Parade every year! Over 36.000.000 (11% of the population) people living in the United States have Irish roots!
  • 10. We dye rivers green…The Chicago River has been dyed green every year since 1962.
  • 11. Even Obama celebrates…
  • 12. And of course, we eat and drink a lot!• Guinness and green beer• Corned beef and cabbage
  • 13. You HAVE to wear green…or people will pinch you!
  • 14. The End•http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=im9cAE_5wc0&feature=related•http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0a0YmIuTl5Y&feature=related•http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1NIUMqc9rBI