St Patrick

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St Patrick

  1. 1. St. Patrick ` s Day By Greta and Merit
  2. 2. Saint Patrick <ul><li>St. Patrick was a missionary in Ireland. </li></ul><ul><li>His given name was Maewyn. </li></ul><ul><li>He brought Christianity to Ireland . </li></ul><ul><li>He died on March 17, 461 which became the St. Patrick's Day. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Traditions <ul><li>St. Patrick`s Day was for a long time strictly sacred and holy day. On that day the pubs were forbidden. </li></ul><ul><li>Today people celebrate the day with parades, wearing of the green, and drinking beer. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Pictures of traditions
  5. 5. Irish symbols <ul><li>Leprechauns- The legend says that if you catch a leprechaun, you can force them to tell you where they hid their pot of gold. </li></ul><ul><li>Shamrocks- According to Irish legend, St. Patrick chose a three leaved clover or shamrock as a symbol of the church's Holy Trinity because of its three leaflets bound by a common stalk. </li></ul>
  6. 6. St. Patrick`s Day symbols
  7. 7. ??? <ul><li>Find the three things that are the most important symbols of St. Patricks Day. </li></ul>

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