Story Behind the Holiday – St. Patrick’s Day

Who was Saint Patrick?

Why is it that the we all become so suddenly Irish in March? Green apparel, shamrocks, minty shakes and treats, the flag of Ireland … all of it bombards us well before the month begins, advancing on us ahead of the feast day for a saint the many don’t know outside of the festive parades, corned beef and cabbage, and hullabaloo. As we did for Saint Valentine and his feast day, we decided to do some research into the man behind the holiday. Click on the images to read some fascinating info and gain some new insights into St. Patrick! And don’t forget to check out the blog below!

We’re not opposed to celebrating the secular aspect of holidays, 
but it’s important to know what, who, and why you’re celebrating!